Tue. Sep 28th, 2021
fatal motorcycle crash

DETROIT, MI – On Saturday July 31st, 2021, at approximately 3:15 AM, MSP Detroit Regional Communication Center (DRCC) began receiving calls of a wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-96.

Shortly after they began receiving calls of crash at eastbound I-96 and Meyers. Preliminary investigation revealed that the wrong way driver of a passenger car stuck a motorcycle that had a rider and passenger. The motorcycle caught fire.

The female rider of the motorcycle was killed on impact. The male driver of the motorcycle has serious injuries and is in a local hospital.

The 33 year old male driver of the wrong way vehicle was treated and released from a local hospital and is currently being lodged at the Detroit Detention Center. Alcohol is suspected and the at fault driver has one prior alcohol offense. Pends prosecutor review.

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