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Snow squalls cause major crashes in metro Detroit on Sunday afternoon

Posted at 1:23 PM, Feb 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-13 17:56:24-05

(WXYZ) — Multiple freeway accidents were reported across metro Detroit Sunday afternoon as snow fell hard in some areas.

The major highway hit was I-696 in Oakland and Macomb counties, with accidents reported in Novi, Farmington Hills and Warren.

Drivers were sharing videos of the accident, showing multiple vehicles stopped:

This is a photograph of the accident in Macomb County near Hoover:

Michigan State Police are advising drivers to slow down and say if you are involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the freeway, you should stay in your vehicle with your seatbelt fastened.

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This is a developing story and will be updated here on wxyz.com.