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Driver dies when convertible crashes into back of dump truck in Detroit, rolls over

Man pronounced dead at scene

A convertible driver was killed when he crashed into a dump truck on Detroit's west side on July 17, 2019. (WDIV)
A convertible driver was killed when he crashed into a dump truck on Detroit's west side on July 17, 2019. (WDIV)

DETROIT – The driver of a convertible was killed Wednesday when he crashed into the back of a dump truck in Detroit, causing the car to roll over, police said.

The crash happened at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Meyers Road and Gavel Street on Detroit's west side.

Police said the man crashed his white Chrysler Sebring convertible into the back of a dump truck, causing the Sebring to roll over.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured, according to authorities.