Crash closes northbound US-23 at Washtenaw Avenue on east side of Ann Arbor
Lon Horwedel | AnnArbor.com
A serious crash on northbound US-23 has closed the freeway at Washtenaw Avenue on the east side of Ann Arbor, a dispatcher with the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department said.
The dispatcher said the crash occurred just north of the intersection a few minutes before 6 p.m.
Officials said five people were transported from the crash scene, but no information on their conditions was available.
At least one vehicle left the roadway and landed in brush along the east side of the freeway.
As of 7:05 p.m., the freeway was still closed. Reports indicate multiple traffic backups in the area. A Washtenaw County dispatcher said westbound I-94 from Michigan Avenue to US-23 is gridlocked.
No further information was immediately available.
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