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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Saginaw Street Shut Down Near Pine Forest Drive Due to Traffic Crash

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department reports that a traffic crash has occurred at the intersection of Saginaw Street and Pine Forest Drive in the area between Abbot and Harrison roads. 

Traffic on Saginaw Street is shut down in both directions. The roadway is expected to remain closed for a couple of hours this evening. Traffic is being rerouted through the residential neighborhoods. 

A utility pole was damaged in the crash, affecting electricity service to several customers in the immediate area of the crash. The Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL) is at the scene. Customers can track the power outage at

Community members are encouraged to sign up for NIXLE alerts by registering online at or by texting 48823 (East Lansing’s ZIP code) to 888777. 

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