IONIA, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Nearly 100 vehicles came to a halt on I-96 in Ionia County on Saturday, as whiteout conditions forced cars to slow down to 35 miles-per-hour and crash into each other.
Michigan State Police (MSP) reported no deaths and no serious injuries.
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Troopers responded to the pileup in the eastbound lanes of I-96 between mile markers 73 and 76 in Portland Township around 5:00 on Saturday afternoon. The freeway reopened five hours later.
A warming and family reunification center was set up at the Portland Church of Nazarene for those involved in the pileup, and buses helped transport people to the church.
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