Westland man dies after crashing motorcycle into bus while fleeing police
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – A Westland man was killed after crashing his motorcycle into a bus while fleeing police in Inkster on Tuesday night.
Michigan State Police said they were called to the scene around 9:44 p.m. on Tuesday.
MSP said their preliminary investigation revealed that an Inkster police officer saw a motorcycle on Middlebelt Road that ran a red light in front of them.
They activated their emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop and the motorcycle fled. Officers pursued the motorcycle northbound on Henry Ruff Road near Ford Road in Garden City, where the motorcycle disregarded a red light and ran into the side of a SMART bus.
The motorcycle driver was transported by EMS to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. The driver has been identified as a 40-year-old man from Westland. His name has not been released.
The crash remains under investigation.
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