Motorist Injured After Tire Flies Off Semi-Truck On I-96

HOWELL (WWJ) – Police say at least one person was injured when a tire flew off of a semi-truck along I-96 in Howell.

It happened Wednesday morning on eastbound I-96 near Latson Road.

Michigan State Police say a large tire came off of a semi-truck and struck at least two vehicles. A motorist in one of those vehicles was injured. Their current condition is unknown.

At this point no lanes are blocked, but traffic is moving slowly through the area as police investigate the scene.

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