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Crash near Bangor closes M-43

NEAR BANGOR, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - M-43 is shut down east of Bangor at this hour due to a crash.

Deputies say rescuers are working to extricate a driver who became trapped in a pickup truck after colliding with a semi.

Police say the truck, with a driver and one passenger, was traveling westbound on M-43, as a semi-truck was backing into a driveway on the northbound side of the road.

At this time, police believe the driver did not see the truck backing into the driveway and struck it head-on.

The two occupants were extricated and taken to hospitals in Kalamazoo with what were described as serious injuries.

The driver of the semi was unhurt.