GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — One person has died after a crash on I-96 Friday evening, according to Michigan State Police.
The crash happened around 4:45 pm on eastbound I-96 south of 28th Street, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.
MSP said that a black Jeep was traveling east on I-96 when it rear-ended a blue BMW, which was then pushed into a third vehicle.
A passenger in the BMW was taken to the hospital where they were later pronounced dead. The driver of the BMW was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the jeep was not injured, but two children who were riding in the Jeep were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, troopers said. The people in the third vehicle were not injured, state police said.
Eastbound I-96 was closed at 28th Street immediately following the crash, but it has since reopened.