Deadly Chesterfield Township accident under investigation
52-year-old Eastpointe man killed in accident on 26 Mile Road
Chesterfield Township police are investigating what led to an accident which claimed the life of an Eastpointe man.
Police were called to a home on 26 Mile Road just East of Scheuer Rd Monday morning after getting a 911 call from a resident who said a car crashed into the ditch in front of their home.
When officers responded, they found the driver, 52-year-old James Vanhevel of Eastpointe, dead inside his heavily-damaged 2006 Buick.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but police believe alcohol may have been a factor.
If anyone may have witnessed the accident, please call Chesterfield Township Police at 586.949.2322.