Woman killed when her SUV is struck by stolen vehicle on Detroit’s east side

2 men taken into police custody

DETROIT – A 33-year-old woman was killed Saturday afternoon her vehicle was struck by a stolen car on Detroit’s east side.

According to police, the crash happened at about 4:45 p.m. on Chalmers Street, near near Seymour Street, just east of Gratiot Avenue.

The two vehicles were totaled.

Police said an 18-year-old man was driving a stolen red Dodge Challenger and struck a black Chevrolet Trailblazer at a high rate of speed. There were three children in the Trailblazer between the ages of 5 and 12 who were taken to a hospital. They are expected to be OK.

The driver of the Challenger and another man with him were taken taken into police custody. Police said a weapon was recovered.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at ‪313-596-2260, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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