Elderly man critically hurt in violent crash on Detroit's west side
80-year-old man has medical emergency while driving
DETROIT – An elderly man was critically injured Wednesday in a violent crash on Detroit's west side.
The crash happened near Livernois and Tireman avenues.
Police said an 80-year-old man was driving a minivan when he had some sort of medical emergency and hit a white pickup truck. Officials said he also took out several utility poles during the medical episode.
Police said the man might have had a heart attack.
When police arrived after the crash, the man had no vital signs. Medical officials performed CPR and brought him back around, police said.
He was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Two people who were inside the pickup truck sustained minor injuries, officials said.
The intersection of Livernios and Tireman is expected to be closed for a couple of hours.
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