DETROIT, MI – On Sunday February 10th, 2019, at approximately 3:35AM, MSP troopers and a MDOT roadside assistance van were on M-39 Southbound north of Schoolcraft with an abandoned vehicle that was blocking the right lane of the roadway.
A passenger car was southbound and struck the roadside van which pushed it forward and caused it to crash into the patrol car. The trooper and the MDOT driver were seated in their vehicles. Neither complained of any injuries.
The at-fault driver was transported to a local hospital by DFD EMS. She is suspected of being intoxicated. Both the trooper patrol car and MDOT Van was taken out of service.