A major accident took place on westbound I-96 near Lowell in Ionia County, MI, on Wednesday afternoon. This severe collision involving three semi-trucks has led to significant disruptions and serious injuries.
Around noon on Wednesday, Aug. 9, the distressing incident occurred on I-96’s westbound lanes. A semi-truck driver, failing to reduce speed due to traffic congestion, collided with the back of a passenger vehicle. The car was forced into the median, while the semi-truck went on to hit a second semi-truck. This caused the second semi-truck to collide with a third one.
The first semi-truck driver was ejected from his vehicle during this mishap and subsequently flown to a nearby hospital, where he is in critical condition. The passenger vehicle’s driver was also transported to the hospital but is expected to recover.