Dump truck crashes into home in Grosse Ile

The serious traffic crash still under investigation

Latest update on the gravel hauler that crashed into a garage in Grosse Ile.

Grosse Ile, Mich. – The Grosse Ile Police Department responded to a serious injury traffic crash report Saturday afternoon.

Officers arrived on the scene and discovered a 2004 Mack Truck Tractor, a gravel truck, had been traveling northbound on Meridian Road when, for an unknown reason, left the roadway to the right. The truck went between trees in a front yard and struck multiple parked vehicles.

One of the parked vehicles was occupied. The truck then struck a pedestrian before crashing into a garage.

The operator of the truck is a 75-year-old resident of Carlton. The person inside the parked vehicle and the pedestrian are residents of the home that was struck.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital by the Riverview Fire Department Advanced Life Support team for treatment of her injuries.

Her condition at this time is unknown.

Both the driver of the truck and the occupant of the parked vehicle were uninjured.


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