(WXMI) — Several roads were closed as a winter storm swept through West Michigan, causing multiple crashes Wednesday.

Many of these accidents were fatal.

TECONSHAW (Calhoun County): 4:45 a.m

A Detroit man died in a collision with a semi truck on I-69.

Michigan State Police (MSP) say a Mercury passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on the freeway when the driver lost control and struck a guardrail, sending the vehicle into the southbound lanes.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Michigan State Police

EMMETT TOWNSHIP (Calhoun County): 6:45 a.m

A Kalamazoo man died after a rollover accidents on I-94.

MSP tells us a 55-year-old driver lost control while navigating the on-ramp at Beadle Lake Road.

According to police, two passengers were in the car but are expected to be OK.

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Michigan State Police

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP (Cass County): 9:08 a.m

A 42-year-old Dowagiac woman was injured after losing control in Jefferson City.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says there was ice on the road, causing the vehicle to go off the road and hit a tree.

The driver has since been taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries, deputies say. We’re told she was wearing a seat belt.

Alcohol is not a suspected factor in the crash, which is currently under investigation.


Part of the road in Plainfield township was to close after the accident at an unspecified time.

The Plainfield Fire Department says the crash happened at Jupiter Avenue and Cedar Crest Drive.

We were told the traffic lights were down, requiring a road closure on Jupiter Avenue between Plainfield and Coit Avenue.


The high school student, who attended Orchard View schools, was hospitalized after being hit hit by a car at an unspecified time in the morning.

The school district says a seventh-grader was hit on Sheridan Drive.

We’re told the student was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition.

A portion of Sheridan Drive was closed but has since reopened, school officials said.

Alcohol did not play a role in the crash, according to the Muskegon Police Department.

MUSKEGON (Muskegon County)

Two roads in Muskegon are expected to remain closed until Wednesday evening due to the crash.

The Muskegon Police Department reports electric poles were affected at the intersection of Ottawa Street and Western Avenue.

Portions of Yuba Street and Seaway Drive were closed and were expected to remain closed until 5 or 6 p.m.

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