LYON TOWNSHIP, MI – MSP Metro South Post is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on E I-96 near Old Plank in Lyon Twp.
On Saturday September 29th, 2018, at 2:50PM, MSP troopers were dispatched to a one car crash on I-96 eastbound under Old Plank Road. Troopers arrived and located several civilian and Lyon Township EMS personnel on scene attempting to resuscitate the driver.The driver had been ejected from their vehicle.
The driver, a 56 year old woman, was pronounced dead on the scene. A preliminary investigation revealed that the driver had been driving recklessly in traffic and rolled her vehicle after losing control on the roadway then struck the right embankment under the Old Plank overpass.
Investigators are working to determine if she was using a seatbelt during the accident. Next of kin have been notified.
The investigation continues.