UPDATE: US-127 & I-496 accident snarls morning commute

UPDATE 8:44 a.m. – The accident has been cleared and traffic is moving at posted speeds. According to Lansing Township Police the accident occurred when one car went off the road on southbound US-127 at the westbound exit ramp to I-496. The car then hit a guardrail and slid into the path of another car. The drivers of each car were taken to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries. No cause has been determined.

DEVELOPING 8:22 a.m. – A crash at the exit ramp from southbound US-127 to westbound I-496 is causing delays for morning commuters.

At least three vehicles are involved. There were at least two ambulances at the scene but it in not known if there were any injuries.

Traffic has been diverted to one lane southbound on US-127 and Exit 77 ramp west to I-496 is closed.

6 News will update the traffic situation online as information becomes available.

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