Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Maple Road

By: Mary Beth Almond | Birmingham-Bloomfield Eagle | Published July 7, 2023


A 62-year-old man has been hospitalized after being hit by a car on Maple Road in Bloomfield Township July 5.

The Bloomfield Township Police Department responded to a car and pedestrian crash at Maple Road, east of Lahser Road, at approximately 4:30 p.m. July 5. 

Witnesses at the scene said the man was crossing Maple Road southbound from the Village Knoll shopping plaza to the Bloomfield Commons shopping plaza when he was struck by a gray Mercedes sedan traveling eastbound on Maple Road. 

The pedestrian, who was not walking in a crosswalk, was rushed to the hospital by the Bloomfield Township Fire Department and was listed in critical condition at press time. 

The driver of the Mercedes remained at the scene and is cooperating in the investigation, according to police, who said drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Bloomfield Township Police Department’s traffic division at (248) 433-7755.