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Traffic accident, closures at M-48, M-129 (Update)

Two vehicle accident results in propane leak and closures
Road closure and evacuations at M-48 and M-129 after accident causing propane leak

Chippewa County Central Dispatch released a statement to its Facebook page at 1:10 p.m Thursday, notifying drivers of a traffic accident causing road closure and evacuations at M-48 and M-129 in Pickford:

"Currently there is a 2 car accident involving a tanker truck loaded with propane. A significant leak has resulted in road closures at this location. Be prepared for a detour. Please avoid the area as emergency responders are hard at work containing the leak and treating the victims."

As of 8 p.m. the road was reported open.