AAA: Michigan average gas prices hit $5 per gallon for first time
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The average for a regular gallon of gas in Michigan surpassed $5 per gallon Saturday for the first time, according to AAA.
“I mean it sucks paying over a 100 bucks to fill up my truck,” said Gabriel Baldwin from Temperance. “It makes it hard man.”
The statewide average Saturday sat at $5.02, according to AAA. The agency says prices were $4.56 one week ago in the state. One month ago, a gallon of gas cost $4.27.
GasBuddy reported Michigan’s average slightly higher on Saturday at $5.03.
Diesel price averages also rose to a new record in Michigan Saturday, hitting $5.55, AAA said.
Monroe County’s average gas prices was $5.02 Saturday. Lenawee County was around an even $5.00 per gallon, while Hillsdale County was still below the five-dollar mark at $4.94.
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