EB I-696 back open following semi accident

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - The eastbound lanes of I-696 are now open following a semi accident between Southfield Rd. and Greenfield Rd.

The westbound lanes remain closed.

Both lanes of the interstate had been closed for more than three hours after a semi jumped the median about 6 a.m.

Police on scene tell 7 Action News the truck was also leaking diesel, creating a hazmat situation.

The driver was taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries are not known at this time.

Stay with 7 Action News and WXYZ.com for the latest information.

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