UPDATE: M-99 Has Reopened at Bishop Road

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DELHI TWP - The driver of a truck that was was hit by an SUV in Delhi Township escapes seconds before his cab was engulfed in flames. Ingham County Sheriff's Office Lt. Eric Trojanowicz says the driver of the SUV is is in critical condition.

The accident happened around 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon along M-99 south of the I-96 ramp. Trojanowicz says that both the driver of the truck and a witness said the driver of the SUV was going south on M-99, when he suddenly crossed three lanes of traffic and struck the northbound gravel truck head-on. The truck's fuel tanks caught fire, destroying the semi. The SUV's front end was severely damaged, but the car's compartment was intact.

The SUV driver is a 32-year-old man from Dimondale man. The intersection of M-99 and Bishop Highway has been closed for hours, while investigators examine the scene and the vehicles are cleared.

News 10 viewer Matthew Noss sent these pictures of the scene. News 10 viewer Joel Childs sent pictures and video from the scene.

Watch News 10 tonight for the latest on this accident.

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