WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (WLNS) – Ingham County Sheriff’s officials say a helicopter was brought in to help find a woman who started a fire alongside the highway near Williamston around 7:30 pm Saturday night.
Officials say the woman set grass on fire and then fled the scene.
The eastbound lanes of I-96 near mile marker 117 were shut down for a couple of hours.
Authorities say a helicopter was brought in to help find the woman who was found in a ditch not too far from the incident.
She was then taken to the hospital for treatment.
The fire was put out and the highway was re-opened shortly after.