I-696 now open at Southfield Road after semi crashes into overpass

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - I-696 is now both directions at Southfield Road in Southfield Wednesday morning after a semi-truck crashed into an overpass. 

The freeway was closed on both sides due to the truck striking a light pole and wiring being affected in the crash. 

The semi-truck struck the overpass and took out a massive amount of the wall, with debris striking several other vehicles.

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