Livonia woman in critical condition after crash on I-94 in Clinton Township

By: Nick Mordowanec | Fraser - Clinton Township Chronicle | Published May 20, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — An investigation was ongoing at press time after a vehicle crashed into a median on Interstate 94.

Clinton Township Police Sgt. Chris Allis said May 20 that a serious crash occurred at about 12:23 a.m. that morning involving a 2006 Kia Sorento.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the Sorento was driven by a 21-year-old Livonia woman. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-94, just past 14 Mile Road, when it reportedly lost control and struck the median.

The vehicle rolled over and “came to an uncontrolled rest several hundred feet after the initial impact with the wall.” The driver was described as “unconscious, but breathing” when authorities arrived on the scene.

The victim was described as being in critical condition at a local hospital.

According to police, one eyewitness reported that the woman drove past their vehicle at “a high rate of speed” prior to losing control on the wet pavement and striking the wall.

At press time, it was unknown whether drugs or alcohol may have contributed to the crash. The woman’s name was being withheld pending family notification.

That area of I-94 is a three-lane curved highway with a 70 mph speed limit. The crash occurred just past the 14 Mile Road overpass bridge.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clinton Township Police Capt. Bruce Wade at (586) 493-7931.