UPDATE: Multiple accidents close eastbound I-94 in Jackson Co.

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UPDATE 11:25 a.m. – Traffic is moving but is restricted to one lane on eastbound I-94 as the clean-up continues following a multiple vehicle accident this morning. According to investigators the accident began where a road painting crew was working striping the highway. At least ten vehicles were involved with eleven people taken to local hospitals. Two people had to be removed from their vehicles by rescue crews.

JACKSON CO., Mich – Eastbound I-94 at US-127 exit 138 is closed due to a crash, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation and our media partners at MLive.

The crash, involving multiple cars and semitrailers, occurred just before 9:30 a.m.

An update from MDOT states the left lane of westbound I-94 at Elm Avenue exit 141 is now open.

Our crew on the scene reports that there are at least nine cars involved with some injuries. It’s not known the extent of those injuries or when the road will reopen.

We’ll have updates online and on 6 News.

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