Detroit father seriously injured after drag racing vehicles crash into his car, family says
DETROIT – A father in Detroit was seriously injured and requires several surgeries after a speeding car struck his vehicle. The family said the collision happened at the intersection of McGraw Avenue and Tarnow Street. They said he was sitting in his car and was about to get something to eat when the people speed racing lost control. “He was going to Detroit to actually take a part to his friend’s house, so he can fix his car. He stopped for some food,” said Ariel Resto Jr.Resto said the crash happened at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Detroit father charged in crash on 8 Mile Road that killed 2-year-old son
DETROIT – A Detroit father and a young man have been charged in a high-speed crash that took the life a 2-year-old child and critically injured two other kids. Michael Lipscomb Jr., 29, has been charged with second-degree murder, reckless driving causing death, and three counts of child abuse because prosecutors said his three children were in the backseat of his car. Jeffery Roberts, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder, reckless driving causing death and three counts of reckless driving causing serious impairment. Detroit police said Lipscomb and Roberts were drag racing when they crashed. Prosecutors said Lipscomb had his kids in the car when he was speeding on West Eight Mile Road and Cherrylawn Street in Detroit.