Nightside Report July 28, 2021: Good Samaritan who helped crash victim earlier this year helps motorcyclist, New affordable housing unit opens after thieves steal air conditioners

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Detroit good samaritan strikes again, helping 2nd crash victim since April

DETROITGood Samaritan who helped crash victim earlier this year helps motorcyclist in Eastpointe

Stedman Sims is once again being noticed for springing into action at the sight of someone involved in a crash.

“I was outside talking to a customer when I heard screeching,” Sims said. “I looked down. It was a motorcyclist. I guess he was avoiding a car because she stopped unexpectedly in front of him.”

The motorcyclist had just been involved in a single-vehicle accident right across the street from were Sims works.

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Metro Detroit weather: Severe threat looks more intense; flooding possible

The severe threat overnight into Thursday morning looks more intense, and flooding might be a serious problem during the commute, as well.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Construction on Coolidge Place began in 2019, and all of the 64 units are now occupied. However, thieves targeted the complex. Click here to read more.
  • Police have released the identities of the mother and 14-year-old daughter who were killed inside a Van Buren Township apartment, and the mother’s boyfriend has been arrested. Click here to read more.
  • Great Lakes Water Authority CEO Sue McCormick has formally submitted her resignation following major flooding issues across the area. Click here to read more.
  • The westbound I-96 express lanes have reopened after a search for evidence related to a Tuesday night shooting. Click here to read more.

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.