Semi rolls on I-196 south of Fennville

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GANGES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A stretch of I-196 south of Fennville was shut down for hours Tuesday morning after a semi-truck crash.

Allegan Central Dispatch says a semi rolled over on its side around 6:10 a.m. on northbound I-196 near 116th Avenue in Ganges Township.

The semi driver, a 29-year-old man from Lafayette, Indiana, told deputies he went went off the edge of the road due to fog, cranked the steering wheel, hit a guardrail and tipped.

The driver was taken to Holland Hospital but is expected to be OK.

Fuel from the semi also leaked onto the highway.

The northbound lanes of I-196 were closed south of M-89 for about three hours while crews cleaned up the crash.

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