Photo Gallery: U.S. 131 Back Open After Chain-Reaction Crash

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BYRON CENTER, Mich. — A crash involving at least three semis and possibly as  many as a dozen other vehicles blocked the northbound lanes of US-131 around  12:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers arriving on the scene early described both northbound lanes of the  expressway blocked under 84th Street.

Michigan State Police tell FOX 17 News on the scene that there were 11  vehicles involved, 3 of which were semi trucks.

Investigators say there was already a slow down on northbound U.S. 131 due to  a two-car crash near 76th Street.  At some point, some of the vehicles  began to suddenly slow down, then slide on the highway causing a the  chain-reaction crash.  An MSP trooper said there was light mist in the area  at the time.

Tow trucks could be seen hauling away the vehicles involved.

The freeway was re-opened at 2pm.  Nobody was  seriously hurt.

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