FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Eastbound I-696 near Halsted in Farmington Hills has been reopened as workers have finally removed a tanker that crashed on Monday.
The truck flipped into a ditch Monday afternoon.
The accident caused periodic closures of the freeway while crew worked to remove it. The final closure came just after the Tuesday morning rush and lasted until 11:00 a.m.
7 Action News has learned that the tanker was loaded with 10,000 pounds of fuel.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Oakland County News
A controversial abortion petition is circulating that could allow Michigan health insurance companies to opt out of covering abortion procedures.
ACO Home, Garden & Hardware say the company is closing 14 underperforming stores as they work to improve and strengthen the company's financial position.
Police have released a sketch of two suspects wanted for an armed robbery in Wixom earlier this week.