DEARBORN, MI – East and west bound I-94 is shut down due to a massive tanker fire on the expressway.
Expect detours and massive delays throughout the day. Both directions of the freeway between Addison and Michigan Avenue are closed. Michigan Avenue is backed up heavily.
This is a multi-vehicle accident. There tanker and two passenger vehicles are involved. Only minor injuries are being reported. Everyone did get out safely.
Reports from those in the area of the explosion state that buildings shook when the tanker exploded. The initial call came into the Dearborn Fire Department at 11:09am.
MDOT will need to access the roadway once the flames are extinguished.
Drivers should avoid the area. Use the Southfield Freeway as an alternative.
- Westbound I-94 is closed at Addison/Ford Road exit.
- Eastbound is closed at the Greenfield Road exit.