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Trucks, Greyhound Bus Crash Shuts Down Michigan Highway


UPDATE:  According to the Grand Haven Tribune, State Police Lt. Brady Boucher said the wreck happened near the location of an earlier wreck.

Police were working to clear the wreckage from the earlier wreck when the crash between the trucks and the Greyhound occurred.

As the Greyhound bus driver approached the earlier wreck scene, the driver “pumped the brakes to slow down” when it was hit by a truck.  Another truck ran into the back of the first truck.

The 42-year-old driver of the second truck suffered serious injuries and was flown to the hospital.  The Lansing Journal reports that the driver is now in stable condition.

Original Story:

Details are slowly coming in about a crash between two trucks and a Greyhound bus.

The accident occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. on westbound I-96 near exit 67 and mile marker 66 in Ionia County, Michigan.

According to WOOD-TV, a truck hit the back of the Greyhound bus.  That truck was then hit by another truck.

The driver of the second truck was airlifted to the hospital.  At this time, no additional injuries have been reported.

Approximately 25 passengers were on board the Greyhound bus at the time of the accident.

We will bring you updates as they become available.

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