LYON TOWNSHIP, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Lyon Township substation with the investigation of a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred on Nine Mile Road near Currie Road this evening at 5:43 pm.
On Sunday March 7th, 2021, a 24-year-old resident of Salem Township Michigan was operating a 2005 Subaru Impreza east on Nine Mile Road when he lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway, struck a mailbox and then four trees.
The Lyon Township Fire Department extricated the driver from the vehicle and the Huron Valley Ambulance Service transported him to Ascension Providence Park Hospital in Novi where he died from injuries sustained in the crash.
The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash however, speed does appear to be a factor.
This crash remains under investigation.