UPDATE: One dead as two crashes snarl traffic on U.S. 127 overnight

UPDATE (10:05 a.m.) – East Lansing Police now confirm that one person died and three other people were injured in a hit-and-run rollover crash on northbound US-127 just after 8 p.m. last night.

Officials say the driver of the car, a 27-year-old Lansing man, died at the scene. His name has not been released yet.

Two other people were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

An infant in a car seat received minor injuries.

The driver who fled the scene was stopped at Waverly Road near I-496.

That driver was also injured and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation and this story will be updated.

EAST LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Two crashes snarled traffic on northbound U.S. 127 last night and early this morning.

Shortly after 8 p.m. East Lansing police rushed to northbound U.S. 127 near Dunckel Road for reports of a crash.

The vehicles involved had run off the road and down into an embankment.

At least three ambulances were on the scene as well as an accident reconstruction team.

This investigation is continuing and we’ll update the story when information becomes available/

And about five hours later in the same area of U.S. 127 police responded to another crash, this one involving a truck.

It ended up on its side, forcing one northbound lane to close.

An ambulance was on the scene for this crash, as well.

6 News is working to confirm if there were any injuries.

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