(WJBK) - WEB UPDATE (7:43): According to Michigan State Police, east bound I-696 has reopened after a multi-car crash scene closed it earlier Tuesday night.
Eastbound I-696 at Hoover is now open.— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) January 31, 2018
Police are at the scene of a six car crash on east bound I-696 near Hoover Tuesday.
There are no injuries reported even though a 1-month-old baby was inside one of the vehicles but appears to be okay. The freeway is closed and it is expected to last at least a couple hours, according to Michigan State Police.
A semi truck appears to have lost its load and it appears to be some kind of tubing material.
The backup stretches between Evergreen and Campbell.
For a real-time traffic map go to http://www.fox2detroit.com/traffic
The crash is under investigation, stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.
I 696 from Evergreen to Campbell is a mess! Six car crash, debris from semi and a smaller crash. This is going to take a bit. Traffic back to Telegraph. pic.twitter.com/JUHG8zNzLd— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) January 30, 2018