Lansing police closed eastbound I-496 for a little more than an hour Friday night because of multiple accidents near Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Investigators haven't released an official cause, but say the rain made the pavement slippery. There's no word on injuries. I-496 East was closed around 7pm and reopened just after 8pm. Stay with News 10 and wilx.com for more details as they become available.