Fatalities Confirmed in Multi-Vehicle Pile Up on I-94 in Van Buren County
UPDATE: Initial information from Michigan State Police indicated two fatalities. Authorities later confirmed one fatality as a result of the accident.
A multiple vehicle crash has caused I-94 to close in both directions in Van Buren County near Hartford and Watervliet.
According to Fox 17, Michigan State Police believe at least two people are dead following the pile up involving nearly 65 vehicles Sunday afternoon.
Van Buren County dispatch confirmed that law enforcement vehicles were involved in the accident, Fox 17 reports.
Eastbound I-94 is closed at exit 41, M-140 near Watervliet and westbound I-94 at exit 46 is closed.
Michigan State Police are on the scene investigating and wreckers are present, working to get the highways back open.