UPDATE ( 11:12 P.M.) – The East Lansing Police Department has confirmed that two people are dead and six more are in the hospital.

According to ELPD, officers were dispatched to the Lake Lansing and Coolidge intersection at 8:04 p.m. on Wednesday.

Upon arrival, officers found two damaged cars with multiple passengers in each car. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene.

Six people were taken to the hospital and two are in critical condition. Four are expected to survive.

ELPD considers the incident an open investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact ELPD Officer Steve Whelan at (517) 319-6897 ext. 6637.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – What appears to be a serious car crash has caused portions of Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing to be blocked off.

At least two cars appear to be damaged.

Lake Lansing Road has been blocked off past Meijer.

Michigan State Police, Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, and Meridian Township officers were all spotted at the scene alongside ELPD.

One witness told 6 News that the crash appeared to be a head-on collision.

This is a developing story. 6 News photojournalists are on-scene. We will update this article as more information becomes available.