Traffic was Backed-up for miles due to Semi Fire on Eastbound I-94

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – MI Headlines was first on the scene iof a semi on fire on East bound I-94 in Chesterfield Township.

[Photo Credit: Savannah Schmidt]

Multiple emergency personnel arrived on scene at 3:32PM on November 28th, 2017.

Motorists were urged to take alternative routes because traffic was backed up for several miles.

Dixie Normus, a witness to the incident, stated she passed the truck at 9 Mile Rd. She said that the truck was making a lot of noise from the front. The driver was seemed to be unaware that a problem was going to get much larger. The driver was on his cell phone when she passed him.

The incident cleared at 5:30pm.