Southbound I-75 reopened both directions near Rouge River bridge after accidents

WEB UPDATE (5:40 p.m.): The freeway has been reopened following the crashes and ice causing closures.

A traffic crash had the southbound side of I-75 closed, but now the winter weather appears to be causing a northbound closure.

A crash involving three semi trucks had closed I-75 southbound in Detroit at about 4 p.m. Thursday.  The semi truck accident was being cleared at about 4:30, and the freeway on that side reopened according to Michigan State Police.

The northbound side of the freeway is now being closed due to icy conditions according to MSP Lt. Michael Shaw at about 4:30.

Expect long delays in the area. CLICK HERE for our traffic page.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available. 

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