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Southbound I-75 at Schaefer reopened after gravel truck overturns

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Posted at 4:20 PM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-15 20:23:08-04

(WXYZ) — UPDATE 8:13PM: Southbound I-75 at Schaefer has reopened, according to MDOT.

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Crews are working to clean up after a gravel hauler crashed on southbound I-75 at Schaefer Road Wednesday afternoon.

According to MDOT, the area was closed south of the Rouge River bridge. Clean up is expected to take several hours.

Authorities suggest that motorists use the alternate route of M-85 and Fort or westbound I-96 and westbound I-94.

Few details have been released regarding what caused the crash. Michigan State Police say that the driver of the semi truck did sustain minor injuries.