ANN ARBOR, MI – On Monday, June 24th, 2019, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Michigan State Police (MSP) Brighton Post received a call concerning a semi-truck in need of a motorist assist.
While that semi-truck was parked on the side of M-14 Highway, a second semi-truck lost control and struck it. The second semi-truck rolled over, catching fire. The crash occurred on eastbound M-14, in the curved roadway, near Barton Drive.
MSP Motor Carrier Officers were not able to make it to the cab of the second semi-truck, as it was fully engulfed in flames, on its side and blocking all lanes of traffic. The driver is deceased and the identity is not known at this time. The driver of the first semi-truck sustained minor injuries.
Troopers are actively investigating the scene and M-14 is expected to remain closed until approximately 5 p.m.
If you witnessed the crashed, please contact the MSP Brighton Post at 810-227-1051.