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UPDATE: Child Dies Following I-96 Accident

UPDATE: Child Dies Following I-96 Accident

By FOX 47 News . CREATED Sep 11, 2013 - UPDATED: Sep 12, 2013

The Eaton County Sheriff's Department has identified the child killed in Wednesday's accident as four-year-old Natalie Ann-Marie McGill. She was from Grand Ledge.


 

The child injured in Wednesday's crash on I-96 died at Sparrow Hospital, according to reports. 

The child had been reported in critical condition from injuries suffered in an Interstate 96 accident Wednesday afternoon. The car the child was riding in rolled several times before coming to rest in the median.

Authorities aren't saying if it was the child, but one passenger was ejected from the car. Another person in the car was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

A second car was also involved in the accident, and one person from that car was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Eaton County Sheriff Deputies say the accident happened at 1:35 p.m. The car that rolled over was traveling westbound.

For a short time all lanes of Interstate 96 between Saginaw Highway and Interstate 496 were shutdown. Eventually, one westbound lane was reopened.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

 


 

The westbound lanes of Interstate 96 are reopening between I-496 and Saginaw Highway after an afternoon accident near Saginaw Highway.

The eastbound lanes are still closed. The Eaton County Sheriff's department is asking you to avoid the area.

The Eaton County Sheriff department's one SUV rolled several times in the median during a two-car accident.

Two adults and a child were taken to the hospital; details of their injuries are not available.


The westbound lanes of Interstate 96 are reopening between I-496 and Saginaw Highway after an afternoon accident.

The eastbound lanes are still closed. The Eaton County Sheriff's department is asking you to avoid the area.

The Eaton County Sheriff department's Delta Patrol say a westbound car rolled several times in the median. One person was ejected and two others were trapped in the car.

Delta Patrol responded to a one car personal injury crash at approximately 1:35 p.m. on westbound I-96 near Saginaw Highway. It was reported that a vehicle rolled several times in the median with one person being ejected and two other.


An accident has closed all lanes of Interstate 96 between I-496 and Saginaw Highway.

The Eaton County Sheriff department's Delta Patrol say a westbound car rolled several times in the median. One person was ejected and two others were trapped in the car.

Both eastbound and westbound traffic is closed and traffic is being rerouted. The sheriff's department is asking you to avoid the area.


Traffic reports indicate an accident on Eastbound and Westbound I-96 at Saginaw Highway in Eaton County. The incident involves two vehicles and has affected all lanes. The highway is closed in both directions. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and search for alternate routes. 

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