Worker called for flat tire injured in I-96 crash

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A person called to work on a semitruck was injured after a crash on I-96 Thursday.

It happened around 12:30 on westbound I-96 at Thornapple River Drive near M-6.

A tire changing company was working on a semitruck with a flat tire, Michigan State Police says. It said a passing car hit the repair vehicle, injuring the tire change technician.

Officials say as a precaution they were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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