Ice snarls traffic on West Michigan roads

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Icy roads caused slide-offs and crashes on West Michigan roads Monday.

There were intermittent closures on West Michigan highways while emergency responders dealt with the crashes, but no word of any serious injuries.

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The crashes include a multivehicle wreck on westbound I-196 near Fuller Avenue, including a rollover. Grand Rapids police said no serious injuries were reported in that crash.

Another crash on westbound I-96 west of Whitneyville Avenue, east of Grand Rapids, included multiple vehicles and a jackknifed semi-truck.

You can follow the Michigan Department of Transportation’s West and Southwest regions on Twitter for the latest road closures.


Storm Team 8 said freezing drizzle and flurries would continue into the evening. Tuesday was expected to be mostly dry.

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