4 cars, semi, involved in crash on WB 696, highway closed

Westbound 696 is closed near Dequindre Friday morning for an accident involving at least 4 passenger vehicles and one semi truck.

The crash happened a little before 10 a.m. and involved two vans, two SUVs and a semi truck hauling large metal discs.

The Michigan Department of Transportation said the highway will be closed for an undetermined time.

All westbound lanes have been closed and traffic is being diverted off the highway.

Drivers are urged to find another route.