Crash involving semi-truck hauling wood closes portion of I-75

OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – Southbound I-75 is closed in Otsego County between mile markers 279 & 270 due to a crash. Traffic is being diverted to Old-27, said Michigan State Police on Twitter.

The crash involved a semi-tractor trailer hauling wood. The 61-year-old driver from Mt. Pleasant was flown to Munson in Traverse City. No other vehicles were involved. The freeway remains closed. pic.twitter.com/QBVxDS2zqF

— @MSPNorthernMI (@mspnorthernmi) January 28, 2022

The crash occurred at 9:44 AM. A semi-tractor trailer hauling wood was traveling on I-75 when it lost control and hit the guardrail before going into the ditch. Approximately 75′ of the guardrail was damaged.

The 61-year-old driver from Mt. Pleasant was flown to Munson in Traverse City. No other vehicles were involved. The freeway remains closed.

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