3 killed in New Year’s Eve crash in Detroit’s Corktown

Victims have not been identified

Detroit police cruiser.

DETROIT – Three people were killed in a crash on New Year’s Eve in Detroit’s Corktown area.

Detroit police said the crash happened around 10:40 p.m. on Michigan Avenue near 16th Street. An 87-year-old man was driving a 2017 Cadillac, traveling west on Michigan Avenue when his vehicle collided into a Mercury Sable, occupied by two people, police said.

Both occupants in the Mercury were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Cadillac was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the crash. The names of the victims have not yet been released.

Anyone with information pertaining to this accident is ask to please call Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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