Driver Missing After Abandoning Vehicle on Bridge to Belle Isle [Updated]

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DETROIT, MI – On Tuesday November 20th, 2018, at 6:10AM, MSP 911 received a call from a motorist going on to Belle Isle.Belle Isle Bridge - Detroit

The Caller spotted a Ford escape on the bridge with no one in the vehicle. The same caller saw footprints in the snow that leads to the rail of the bridge. They did not see anyone in the area of the footprints.

When Troopers arrived, they confirmed the abandon Ford Escape and are trying to figure out a possible description of the driver and his or her location. The US Coast Guard has been requested.

As of 10:00AM the search is continuing for the person who left their vehicle on the bridge to Belle Isle. Independent reports from those who are in the area state that there is a heavy police presence involved in this search.

As of 12:00PM on Wednesday November 21 MSP Metro Detroit replied to a request for further information. They stated they have no further updates and that they are still working on the investigation. There was no recovery last night.

More updates as they become available.

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