Video: Truck Driver Arrested After Fatal 9-Vehicle Construction Zone Accident

A tractor trailer was involved in a 9 vehicle accident in Michigan on Sunday afternoon, leaving 2 dead and 1 injured. It happened south of Brighton, Michigan, around 1:20 pm on US-23 Southbound. According to WJXQ local news, a semi truck was entering a construction zone when it lost control and was unable to slow down, causing the truck to crash into several vehicles and eventually come to a stop on top of a Ford Sedan. The driver of the Ford and the driver of a Chevy sonic also involved in the crash died at the scene. A second passenger of the Ford was extricated from the vehicle and flown to the University of Michigan Hospital in critical condition. All others involved in the crash suffered little, to no injuries. The 62-year-old truck driver, whose name has not been released, was arrested and taken to Livingston County Jail. He was charged with committing a moving violation that caused the death of another person. US 23 Southbound was closed for seven hours, but reopened around 8 pm on Sunday night.

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