Road in Kalamazoo reopens after crash

Kalamazoo County

Authorities on the scene of a crash near Kalamazoo on S. Sprinkle Road south of Covington Road. (Sept. 22, 2021)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A car crash in Kalamazoo caused a road to close for several hours on Wednesday.

The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. on S. Sprinkle Road near Covington Road.

Authorities said a car hit a pole and knocked down power lines, impacting traffic on Sprinkle Road between Kilgore Road and Covington Road.

Authorities on the scene of a crash near Kalamazoo on S. Sprinkle Road south of Covington Road. (Sept. 22, 2021)

Consumer’s Energy worked to get the power lines restored, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said.

Drivers were asked to seek an alternative route. The road has reopened, police said.

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