Traffic Incidents

Published December 1, 2017

Police are seeking witnesses to a traffic crash that claimed the life of a 28-year-old Oakland Township man who was hit by a car as he crossed southbound Interstate 75, north of 14 Mile, on foot at 9:35 p.m. Nov. 29. 

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Published November 16, 2017

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A 29-year-old Detroit man is dead after he suffered fatal injuries in a single-vehicle crash outside the Detroit Zoo in the area of Woodward Avenue and 10 Mile Road at around 12:29 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13.

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Published November 15, 2017

Police are investigating a crash that killed a local woman the morning of Nov. 15. 

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Published November 13, 2017

A driver and three passengers are dead after a crash at approximately 1:05 a.m. Nov. 13 on Interstate 94 near Eight Mile Road in Harper Woods.

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Published November 13, 2017

Police are working to sift through the details of an investigation following a car accident Friday afternoon that killed a Birmingham senior.

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Published November 9, 2017

WARREN — At press time, the Michigan State Police Metro North Post and the MSP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit continued to investigate a traffic crash that occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 on Interstate 696 at Mound Road.

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Published October 31, 2017

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A warrant has been issued for a suspect in the case of a fatal hit-and-run involving a bicyclist in Clinton Township.

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Published October 30, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office reports a 60-year-old Clinton Township man died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in Harrison Township the morning of Oct. 29.

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Published October 11, 2017

No one was injured in an early morning freeway crash that resulted in a fuel spill.

According to Capt. Rick Scheich, of the Southfield Fire Department, a Michigan State Police trooper responded at around 6:20 a.m. Oct. 11 to westbound I-696, near the Greenfield overpass, on a report of a crash.

When police arrived, they discovered that the driver of a semitruck had lost control of the vehicle, slammed into the median wall underneath the bridge and jackknifed across the freeway, Scheich said.

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Published September 25, 2017

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 5 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Shelby Township police and fire personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on 23 Mile Road near Sandshores Drive, between Dequindre and Ryan roads.

The driver, a 29-year-old Sterling Heights man and the only occupant of the dark-colored Jeep, was trapped inside the vehicle, and first responders pronounced him deceased at the scene of the crash, according to Shelby Township Police Lt. Jeff Daniel.

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Published September 18, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday after a collision with a SUV in Harrison Township, sheriff’s officials report.

According to a report released by Macomb County Sheriff Sgt. Renee Yax, at around 5:50 p.m. on Sept. 17, a 2009 Chevy Traverse was turning left from Reimold Street onto southeast Crocker Boulevard when it collided with a 1999 black Yamaha motorcycle driven by Evan Gardner, 21, of Grand Blanc.

Yax indicates in the report that Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

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Published September 14, 2017

A local teen died after being struck by several cars on Telegraph Road Sept. 13.

According to an email from Deputy Chief Nick Loussia, of the Southfield Police Department, police were called at around 3:22 p.m. Sept. 13 to 23661 Telegraph Road on a report of a serious injury accident involving a pedestrian.

When officers arrived they found bystanders attempting CPR on the pedestrian, a 14-year-old girl from Detroit.

Soon after, medical personnel responded to the scene and attempted to administer aid, but the girl died at the scene.

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Published September 11, 2017

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Police Department is investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a 64-year-old Sterling Heights woman.

According to Clinton Township Sgt. Christopher Allis, the crash occurred around 3:34 p.m. Sept. 10 at the intersection of Metropolitan Parkway and Groesbeck Highway.

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Published September 8, 2017

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that took place Sept. 7 in Macomb Township and has left a man in critical condition.

At 9:30 p.m., sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the area of 21 Mile Road and Sanborn Drive, where a 2017 black GMC Sierra had struck a pedestrian. The vehicle, being driven by a 56-year-old Shelby Township man, was headed westbound on 21 Mile when it struck the man crossing the road.

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Published September 6, 2017

The area of Bournemouth Road and southbound Mack Avenue in Grosse Pointe Woods is open again after an incident Sept. 5 in which a manhole cover blew several feet into the air.

DTE Energy is currently investigating what caused the incident.

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Published September 4, 2017

DETROIT — A deadly crash involving a Harper Woods man shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 at Chene Street Aug. 23.

The crash occurred at approximately 4:25 a.m. Michigan State Police troopers who are investigating the matter said a Chrysler sedan carrying a single driver struck the median wall and veered across all four lanes of traffic. The cause of the crash was still being determined as of press time.

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Published August 22, 2017

Police continue to investigate a car crash that took the life of Cassandra Hunter, 27, of Innisfil, Ontario, on southbound Interstate 75, south of Crooks Road, in the early hours of Aug. 20.

According to a police report, Hunter was a passenger in a black 1984 Mazda R7A being driven by a 29-year-old man from Innisfil, Ontario, at 1:30 a.m. when a 35-year-old Warren man driving a red 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck rear-ended the Mazda, causing the Mazda to catch fire immediately.

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Published August 22, 2017

Multiple people are recovering in a local hospital following a police attempt to apprehend three men wanted for stealing wheels and tires over a span of multiple years.

According to a news release from Lt. Michael Shaw, of the Michigan State Police, at around 9 p.m. Aug. 21, troopers from the Metro South Post were contacted by the Western Wayne Community Resource Team to assist with the arrest of multiple people allegedly involved in a larceny from auto ring.

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Published August 17, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Local residents and those planning to attend the 100th anniversary Selfridge Air National Guard Base Open House and Air Show Aug. 19-20 are advised that traffic volumes around the base will be heavy both days, and leading up to it.

Selfridge officials say attendees are strongly encouraged to arrive early, as traffic-related delays at the gates are common during the show. In addition, when the base reaches visitor parking capacity, access to the base will be restricted.

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Published August 11, 2017

A woman was killed while crossing Woodward Avenue at Square Lake Road early in the morning Aug. 11, according to police.

Sgt. Kim Comerford, of the Traffic Investigations Unit of the Bloomfield Township Police Department, said the woman was crossing the road around 5:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11 when a 2014 Dodge Caravan traveling northbound on Woodward struck her in the roadway.

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