Fatal Accident Closes Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge has re–opened to traffic after a fatal crash this afternoon closed it down for more than three hours.

Troopers from the St. Ignace State Police Post responded to the scene just before 2pm.

A semi truck traveling southbound crossed the center divider, hit a rail and struck the back end of an oncoming vehicle.

The semi driver died in the crash.

Police say the driver may have suffered from a medical emergency.

The bridge re-opened shortly before 5:30.

We’ll have more information on this story if and when it becomes available.