Deadly Semi Crash on I-696 at Orchard Lake Road

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – A semi driver was killed in a deadly crash on I-696 at Orchard Lake Road on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016.Fatal 1000x600

The semi truck and trailer rolled over on eastbound I-696 Tuesday morning,  at about 10:30 a.m.,  blocking several lanes at Orchard Lake Road.  The semi was off in the ditch in multiple pieces.

There is no word at this time what caused the accident.

Traffic is getting by the crash site in the left two lanes. MDOT says delays are expected to last hours. Motorists are urged to avoid the area.