Eastbound I-96 at Livernois closed after fatal crash

18-year-old driver dies

Police said the driver of a vehicle lost control and drove off the roadway to the right, eventually striking a tree.

DETROIT - Eastbound I-96 at Livernois is closed due to a crash that happened Sunday morning. 

At around 10:40 a.m., police responded to Eastbound I-96 near west Chicago for a single vehicle crash.   

Police said the driver of a vehicle lost control and drove off the roadway to the right, eventually striking a tree.

Three people were in the vehicle. The 18-year-old driver from Detroit died at a hospital shortly after the crash. 

Only one passenger was hurt and the injuries are minor. The freeway remains closed as the investigation continues.

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