WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) – Two people were seriously hurt when an SUV, headed the wrong way, collided with a southbound vehicle on U.S. 131 Tuesday morning.
The crash happened around 10:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes near 36th Street. On the scene, two SUVs had extensive front-end damage and debris was spread across the highway. One of the SUVs was hauling a trailer with mattresses and luggage.
Michigan State Police say it appears a silver SUV was headed northbound in the southbound lanes and struck the SUV pulling a trailer. Neighbors in the area tell WZZM 13 the crash sounded like a loud bolt of thunder.
Southbound U.S. 131 was closed at 36th Street and the following detour was posted: Take exit 80 and turn right onto 36th Street, then turn left onto Clyde Park Ave. From there, drivers should turn left onto 44th Street and turn right onto the southbound U.S. 131 entrance ramp.