Michigan State Police tweeted on Sunday that the motorcyclist was driving at an excessive speed, causing them to lose control of their vehicle. This resulted in the driver being ejected and landing in a ditch.
The freeway was closed Saturday night for the investigation.
Fatal Traffic Crash:— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) July 10, 2022
07/09 at 10:00 PM
E/B I-696 near Inkster Road, Farmington Hills
A motorcycle operator was driving at a excessive rate of speed when they lost control and were ejected landing in the right ditch. 1/ pic.twitter.com/OSGFa2wFAF