I-94 back open after several crashes in Jackson County

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Interstate 94 in Jackson County is back open.


Pooling water on the freeway caused four crashes on eastbound Interstate-94 Monday afternoon.

The first two crashes happened in the eastbound passing lane when flooding caused vehicles to hydroplane out of control, according to the Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety.

One crash involved two cars and the other involved seven.

Shortly after that, two more two-vehicle crashes happened due to traffic backups, for a total of four crashes involving 13 vehicles, according to police.

Public safety officers said one individual was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Eastbound Interstate-94 at Airport Road, mile marker 138, is down to one lane, according to MDOT.

MDOT is cleaning out plugged drains in the area and says the freeway should re-open soon.

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