Driver hospitalized after tanker truck rollover

Southwest Michigan

ANTWERP TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was injured in a semi-truck crash between Paw Paw and Mattawan Thursday that caused long backups on I-94.

Michigan State Police said an eastbound tanker truck rolled over at mile marker 63. The driver was taken to the hospital; the severity of that person’s injuries is not yet known.

MSP said the truck was hauling about 4,400 gallons of motor oil.

The left lanes in both the east and westbound lanes were closed for hours while the crash was investigated and cleaned up. While closures were in effect, there were backups past Paw Paw in the eastbound lanes and past Mattawan in the westbound lanes.

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