At least 2 dead in a 30 to 40 car pileup on Michigan interstate

(AP)

UPDATE (2:57 p.m.): The eastbound lanes of I-96 are open again.


(ORIGINAL STORY) WLNS — At least two people are dead in a series of accidents that involved 30 to 40 cars and semi trucks.

That’s according to the Michigan State Police.

The pile up is happened along Interstate 96 near Fowlerville, which is east of Lansing.

The road is closed at Okemos, a few miles west of Fowlerville.

6 News has a crew at the scene. We’ll continue to update this story on air and online.

The pile up is the worst of a series of accidents that have closed roads and exits across mid-Michigan.

Police are warning people to be careful on the roads and to give yourself extra time if you need to get anywhere.

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