This Morning: Child in critical condition after early morning crash

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UPDATE (11:13pm): Lansing Township Police confirm that one child has sustained critical injuries after an early morning crash near I-496.

An SUV with six people inside crashed into a guard rail along W. Main Street, the connecting ramp between St. Joseph and Malcolm X streets in Lansing.

Four of those people were children. Police say there were multiple injuries, however only know of one child in critical condition.

A second car was then hit by something that came off the SUV when it crashed, police say for example a tire.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Police say alcohol and speed may have been a factor.

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A ramp is back open in Lansing this morning after emergency crews responded to a serious traffic crash near I-496 involving multiple vehicles.

It happened just after 2AM on W. Main St. which is the connecting ramp between St. Joseph and Malcolm X streets.

It’s unclear the cause of the crash or how many people were hurt but our crews say at least 2 vehicles were involved.

Our crews also say they saw a young boy being carried away by paramedics.

The ramp was shut down for about 3 hours.

We’ll be sure to update you when we learn more.

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