Vernon Road Overpass in Isabella County Damaged in Semi-Truck Crash

UPDATE:  Vernon Road Overpass over US-127 in Isabella County will be shut down for two to four months per the Michigan Department of Transportation because of damage sustained in the crash, according to Isabella County Central Dispatch.

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A semi-truck hauling an excavator hit and caused damage to the Vernon Road Overpass in Isabella County Wednesday morning, according to Isabella County Central Dispatch.

Police and road crews are on the scene assessing damage, and traffic will be backed up.

Drivers are asked to look for an alternate route if you are planning on travelling in the area.