Police: Alleged drunk driver goes airborne after leaving I-96 in Wixom

2 passengers in critical condition following rollover crash

Michigan State Police vehicle. (WDIV)

WIXOM, Mich.Michigan State Police reported that a vehicle rollover happened Saturday evening on eastbound I-96 in Wixom.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office reportedly responded to the crash after being contacted at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday. MSP tweeted that the driver of the vehicle, a Ford Edge, is suspected of driving under the influence during the time of the crash.

An investigation revealed that the vehicle left the roadway and went airborne after driving over a hill, and then rolled before coming to a stop, officials said.

Police tweeted that both occupants of the vehicle were transported to the hospital with potentially critical injuries, but they are both expected to survive.

This crash is still being investigated.

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