(WXYZ) — UPDATE 8:13PM: Southbound I-75 at Schaefer has reopened, according to MDOT.
SB 75 REOPENED at Schaefer from earlier crash. SB 75 at Outer Dr has right lane closed & Outer Dr exit closed.— MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) May 16, 2019
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.