February 21, 2014 at 10:15 am

Commuter alert: Semi spills load on NB I-75 in Detroit

A semi-truck spilled its load on northbound Interstate 75 during the Friday morning rush, snarling traffic for miles. (Charles V. Tines / The Detroit News)

Detroit A semi-truck spilled its load on northbound Interstate 75 during the Friday morning rush, snarling traffic for miles.

The truck blocked two lanes between Mack and Clay after its trailer detached and broke open. Debris was scattered across all lanes following the incident, which occurred around 7:30 a.m., according to sigalert.com.

The debris and semi were cleared by late morning.