All lanes of I-69 were reopened on Saturday afternoon following a severe semi truck crash. The reopening was announced at about 4:15 p.m by the Michigan Department of Transportation. The truck overturned on westbound I-69 between M-24 and Lake Nepessing Road, early Saturday morning. Lapeer County Sheriffs Office deputies arrived at the scene and requested additional support when they realized that hazardous goods were being transported.
There is no danger to the public as officials believe that it was carrying methoxy-propanol – a solvent used in various manufacturing industries, paint and varnishes.The flammable solvent was stored in 15 drums which did not compromise during the accident.The quantity of hazardous material carried is low.Michigan college baseball player shot multiple times after game in Ohio.White out conditions shut down M-28 between Marquette, Munising.More from MLive: Mega Millions results for 03/17/23; $1 million winner sold in MichiganMichigans Best Local Eats:Tasty mile-high deli sandwiches at Matchbox Diner located in Grand Rapids.
The fire department reported previously that there are no dangers to any individual or group due to this incident because only small quantities have been leaked into soil near drain culverts adjacent to freeway.Therefore authorities took necessary steps so as prevent further damage before opening all lanes again.This has caused inconvenience among commuters who use this road regularly but thankfully nobody got injured due these circumstances except some minor injuries sustained by driver himself