Semi-trucks have a difficult time getting up a ice covered hill on southbound I-75 between Caniff and Holbrook in Hamtramck on Tuesday. (Daniel Mears / The Detroit News)
Icy road conditions around Metro Detroit are causing motorists to experience spin-outs and crashes on area freeways. Police are warning motorists to watch out for black ice on the roads.
According to Michigan State Police Dispatch there have been about 225 accidents in Metro Detroit since Sunday.
Crashes involving one and two vehicles dotted freeways in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties during the evening commute, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation traffic map. Most of the accidents affected freeway right shoulders, not causing lane closures.
Michigan State Police reopened eastbound Interstate 94 at Moross Road Tuesday afternoon after a morning crash that rerouted motorists off the freeway. There were no reports of injuries.
In Detroit, westbound Davison Avenue was closed Tuesday morning due to a jackknifed truck at I-96 (Jeffries) freeway. The scene has been cleared.