JACKSON, MI (WTVB) - Mutliple, multiple vehicle accidents this morning on I-94 in the Jackson area this morning. A mile and a half of the interstate was shut down from US 127 to Dettman road. A number of injuries were reported. One of the victims in a pickup was trapped for nearly two hours until around 10 a.m. Following first word of the collisions, the undersheriff said avoid I-94 at all costs.
This latest snow blitz burst into Southern Lower Michigan from Indiana after a mostly quiet Tuesday evening and over-night weather period and the storm was somewhat late arriving after warnings and advisories were issue Tuesday afternoon. Portions of 131 Highway in Allegan and Kent Counties were also shutdown today with the blowing and drifting snow contributing to numerous collisions and slide offs.