Michigan Highways Closed Due to Crashes, Whiteout

Authorities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have closed a highway because of a large multi-vehicle crash and whiteout conditions.

Michigan State Police said Sunday afternoon that M-28 in the central UP would be closed until further notice. It said the highway was closed between M-77 and M-94, a 25-mile stretch.

Police didn’t immediately release details about the crash, but WLUC-TV, citing state police and the Michigan Department of Transportation, reported it was a 13-car pileup.

Authorities also closed sections of two interstate highways in the Flint area following multiple crashes amid icy conditions.

Authorities have closed sections of two interstate highways in the Flint area following multiple crashes amid icy conditions.

The Michigan Department of Transportation is reporting a stretch of northbound Interstate 475 was closed Sunday morning. The Flint Journal reports drivers were being rerouted off the interstate and onto a local road south of Flint.

Earlier Sunday morning, authorities closed eastbound I-69 a short distance away to clear a crash scene.

Genesee County’s emergency service agency issued a warning on Facebook for motorists to stay off the roads due to the icy conditions.