Traffic re-routed after accident on U.S. 41

Traffic was re–routed off U.S. 41 in Negaunee Township after a multiple vehicle accident.

Troopers from the Negaunee Post of the Michigan State Police say five vehicles were involved in an accident on the highway Monday afternoon.  They say a car driving westbound on U.S. 41 spun out of control into the eastbound lane, hitting a number of vehicles.

Traffic was re–routed eastbound onto M–35 to County Road 492 heading towards Marquette.

Police say a few people suffered minor injuries in the crash.