Two major construction projects set to begin Tuesday in Metro Detroit
There will be two massive construction projects to watch out for on Tuesday. Expect ramp closures and bridgework on the M-59/I-94 interchange in Macomb County and reduced lanes on I-96 between Kent Lake and Wixom roads in Oakland County.
Corvette driver shoots pepper ball gun at sedan during road rage incident while merging in Chesterfield
The driver of a yellow Corvette fired a pepper ball gun at a sedan because he was “concerned for his safety” during a road rage incident while the two vehicles were merging at a construction zone in Chesterfield Township, officials said.
Woman recalls helping 12-year-old boy in fiery crash in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Macomb Township man and his 12-year-old daughter were killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in Shelby Township. A 12-year-old boy was injured in the crash. “I can’t imagine what that mom’s going through, I can’t imagine getting that phone call. I can’t imagine losing a husband and child. “The was just sobbing, just sobbing and I walked over to him and gave him a hug,” she said.
12-year-old girl, father killed in crash with commercial truck, another child injured
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI -- A 12-year-old girl and her father were killed after the Dodge truck they were traveling in was in an accident with a commercial truck at the intersection of Van Dyke and 21 Mile Road. According to Fox 2 Detroit, an early investigation found the 45-year-old father was driving the truck northbound on Van Dyke when he turned left in front of the commercial truck that was traveling southbound on Van Dyke. Another 12-year-old who was in the Dodge truck was also injured in the accident and suffered serious injuries in the crash. The driver of the commercial truck was interviewed by detectives at the scene and released as the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Sergeant Joseph Wojcik at 586-731-2121 ext.mlive.com
Father, 12-year-old daughter killed in crash in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 45-year-old Macomb Township man and his 12-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in the area of 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke in Shelby Township. Shelby Township police and fire departments were dispatched at about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday to a crash involving two vehicles. Police said one of the vehicles, a Dodge Ram, was engulfed in flames. A preliminary investigation revealed that the Dodge Ram was traveling northbound on Van Dyke, turning left onto 21 Mile Road when a commercial truck was southbound on Van Dyke, traveling through 21 Mile Road. Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash is asked to contact Traffic Services Bureau Sgt.
Vehicle crashes into fire hydrant along Schoenherr Road in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Both directions of Schoenherr Road were closed Wednesday night between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads in Shelby Township for emergency repairs after a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant. There were no serious injuries reported. The crash caused a sinkhole, shutting down the road for emergency repairs. The road remained closed Thursday morning. You can watch the report in the video above.
2 teens, grandmother hurt in freak incident involving art project, microwave parts in Utica
UTICA, Mich. Two teenagers and a grandmother were rushed to nearby hospitals after a freak incident in Utica involving a woodworking art project and microwave parts. Utica police said the incident happened on the Fourth of July outside an apartment building near 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue. Utica police Chief Sean Coady said an 18-year-old man has extensive electrical burns to his lungs and is in a medically induced coma. In the Utica case, a father, his son and the sons girlfriend were using a transformer taken out of a microwave. His grandmother also ran over to help and was shocked, officials said.