Wrong-way driver causes crash

7.11.14:  Fatal accident in Ottawa County


A man was killed in a crash that was caused by a wrong-way driver Thursday night.


Police report that the accident took place along I-96 near Marne.  An SUV, driven by Heather Luke of Nunica, used a median turn-around, and began driving west in the east-bound lanes.  That is when she collided with a mini-van, which then burst into flames.


Police have not yet released the name of the driver of the mini-van who passed away in that crash.  The driver of the SUV is listen in critical condition.


The expressway was closed last night for several hours as crews investigated and cleanup the scene.