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Series of slide offs reported in early 2014 including US-131

ALAMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The new year of 2014 saw a string of slide offs and crashes throughout West Michigan. Alamo Township Officers and Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Deputies were busy after a string of crashes on US 131 SB near D-Avenue.

Officials tell us a Jeep spun out and hit the guard rail. Moments later another vehicle swerved to avoid the jeep and rolled on its side off the road. Seconds after that a Honda also tried to swerve around the jeep but missed. It clipped the jeep and spun out.

The fuel tank on the Jeep was ruptured and leaking.

Crews on scene say there were no injuries and credited air bags for saving lives.
 
One lane was shut down for a time while crews cleaned the wreckage.