WB I-94 Closed Due To Semi Fire In Jackson County

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A fiery crash involving a semi-truck shuts down Interstate 94 Westbound in Jackson County's Blackman Township.

The accident happened near the Airport Road exit on I-94. Police tell us a semi-truck driver headed east, lost control of his truck and it rolled.

The truck landed in the westbound lane and caught fire. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries,, his dog was in the cab but wasn't seriously injured.

The fire is out but the westbound lanes are expected to be shut down for a couple of hours.

Drivers are being routed off the highway at the Airport Road exit. Avoid the area.