NOVI, Mich. (WXYZ) — A deadly rollover crash temporarily closed down lanes on eastbound I-696 after M-5 in Novi Wednesday morning.
According to Michigan State Police, the driver was going east on I-696 and drove off the road, hitting a bridge abutment, around 5:30 a.m.
The driver, identified as a 45-year-old man from Brighton, was killed in the crash. Police say he was the only person in the vehicle, and no other vehicles were involved.
UPDATE: Cleared Crash on EB I-696— MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) December 2, 2020
Location: EB I-696 at M-5
Lanes Blocked: All Lanes Open.
The freeway was shut down earlier for an investigation.
Drivers were detoured onto the M-5 east ramp.