An early morning accident on Eastbound I96 has left one person dead.  The accident happened early this Monday morning around 8am.  According to the Ingham County Sheriff's Office, a car traveling west on I-96 was rear ended and pushed into the Eastbound lane of the highway.   Authorities also say that a truck pulling a horse trailer was also involved in the crash.  Traffic is backed up for miles and is expected to be shot down for hours.   MDOT recently said that it will be closing the westbound lanes on I-96 after m-52 due to the crash.

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  If you are traveling this morning please keep in mind that Eastbound I-96 is shut down and the Westbound lanes on I-08 will also be closed.

Since this was a fatal accident, roads will be shut down for hours.