I-94 in Detroit, Dearborn still closed Monday afternoon amid flooding
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials previously expected I-94 to remain closed between Greenfield Road and I-75 through Monday morning rush hour due to the flooding. As of 12:55 p.m. Monday, that stretch of freeway is still closed.
MDOT to hold virtual public meeting on I-275 project in Wayne County
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a virtual meeting Monday regarding the upcoming I-275 construction project in Wayne County. Over the next three years MDOT will repair and rebuild 24 miles of the freeway between Will Carlton Road and Six Mile Road. The meeting with be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and can be viewed by clicking here. MDOT wants to hear from the public in regards to any concerns they may have regarding the project. AdMore: Road Construction updates
Overturned semi-truck blocks NB I-75 lanes in Detroit
DETROIT – Northbound lanes on I-75 in Detroit are blocked Wednesday afternoon due to a traffic crash. According to authorities, a semi-truck is overturned on northbound I-75 near I-96 in Detroit following a crash of some kind. All northbound lanes were blocked initially, but officials say only the left shoulder, left lane and center lane are blocked as of 1:22 p.m. on Jan. 6. UPDATE: Crash on NB I-75Location: NB I-75 after VernorLanes Blocked: Left Shoulder, Left Lane, Center LaneEvent Type: CrashCounty: Wayne@Modernize75 — MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) January 6, 2021Officials say no injuries have been reported from this incident. The cause of the crash is still under investigation and has not been determined.
Man drives to Detroit hospital after being shot on I-94, MSP investigating
DETROIT – Michigan State Police opened an investigation into a shooting on I-94 Christmas night. According to authorities, a 47-year-old man drove himself to Ascension St. John Hospital on Moross Road, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound. Police said the man told staff in the emergency department of the hospital that he had been shot while on the eastbound lanes of I-94. His vehicle was towed to a Michigan State Police post for processing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Michigan State Police at 734-287-5000.
3 people killed in crash on eastbound I-94 at Chalmers
DETROIT – Three people have been killed in a crash early Monday morning in eastbound lanes of I-94 at Chalmers Street in Detroit. The crash happened before 2 a.m. According to Michigan State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Camaro was speeding when it hit a Mercury SUV. The Camaro had a 39-year-old man behind wheel and a 38-year-old woman passenger. State police report excessive speed and alcohol are contributing factors in this crash.
Driver shoots at another vehicle on I-96 shortly after they crashed in Detroit, police say
DETROIT – Police are looking for an individual accused of shooting at vehicles on I-96 early Sunday morning following a car crash they were involved in. Michigan State Police say at about 12:10 a.m. a woman’s vehicle was shot at while driving on I-96. According to the woman and other witnesses, the shooter was involved in a car crash with the victim prior to the reported shooting, police say. The victim and the suspect collided in Detroit at Grand River Avenue and Linsday Street. Another driver reportedly approached police as they spoke with the victim, saying his vehicle was also struck by gunfire related to the incident.
Northbound I-75 reopens at Southfield Road (M-39) after semi truck crash
All northbound lanes of I-75 have reopened at Southfield Road in Lincoln Park after closing for several hours Thursday morning due to a crash involving a semi truck. The crash was reported just after 3 a.m. Thursday. A semi truck overturned. The lanes have been cleared for traffic to resume as of 7:50 a.m.No serious injuries were reported. View: Live Traffic map
Shooting victim’s vehicle blocks lane, causes crash on Southfield Freeway
DETROIT – Michigan State Police said troopers were dispatched about 3:20 a.m. Monday to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39) just north of 8 Mile Road after the report of a shooting in Detroit. There had been a shooting that police believe happened on 7 Mile Road near the Southfield Freeway. The victim fled the area after being shot, entered northbound Southfield Freeway but came to a rest on the freeway, blocking the left northbound lane just north of 8 Mile Road. Another vehicle that was not involved in the shooting rear-ended the shooting victim’s vehicle. State police said the shooting victim fled the crash scene on foot and was located by Southfield police.
Westbound I-94 back open in Downtown Detroit
Published: October 12, 2020, 3:46 am Updated: October 12, 2020, 6:51 amDETROIT – The westbound lanes of I-94 have reopened in Detroit following a brief closure Monday morning. Northbound and southbound ramps of I-75 and the Lodge Freeway going to I-94 westbound have also reopened. No word on what caused the closure.
State police investigate shooting along I-94 near Moross in Detroit
DETROIT – Michigan State Police are investigating a suspected freeway shooting reported early Thursday morning along I-94 on Detroit’s east side. Police said about 2:45 a.m. troopers were called to westbound I-94 near Chalmers Street for a shooting. A driver told troopers he was on westbound I-94 when someone in a black SUV started shooting at him. State police shut down westbound I-94 at Moross Road. Sept. 22: Michigan State Police investigate shooting at I-96 and Greenfield RoadSept. 23: Police: Shots fired at man driving on Southfield Freeway
23-year-old woman killed in rollover crash on I-96 near Davison
DETROIT – A 23-year-old woman was killed when her car crashed and overturned Thursday morning on eastbound I-96 near the Davison in Detroit. Michigan State Police said the woman was driving a 2007 Hyundai Elantra about 2 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle and crossed from the express lanes into the local lanes. The Elantra rolled over. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. More: Traffic news
Michigan State Police investigate possible freeway shooting in Harper Woods
HARPER WOODS, Mich. Michigan State Police are investigating a possible freeway shooting Wednesday in Harper Woods. State polices Special Investigation Section detectives responded to the intersection of Roscommon Street and Peerless Avenue. One person was struck and was transported to a local hospital. Police believe the shooting may have happened on the freeway. Interstate 94 at 10 Mile Road has been closed as detectives continue to investigate and locate the crime scene.
Michigan State Police investigating possible freeway shooting involving two victims
DETROIT Michigan State Police are investigating a possible freeway shooting that reportedly left two people hospitalized. On Sunday at around 4:55 a.m. MSP responded to the freeway shooting that happened on the southbound Lodge Freeway between Davison and Hamilton. According to police, two of the shooting victims drove to Henry Ford Hospital. Police are shutting down the southbound Lodge Freeway at Elmhurst Avenue to investigate the shooting. Stay with Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit as this story continues to develop.
Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run on I-75 in Detroit
DETROIT – Police are searching for the driver of a Dodge Challenger that fatally struck a motorcyclist early Tuesday morning on southbound I-75 in Detroit. Michigan State Police said the vehicle struck the motorcyclist about 1:30 a.m. The Challenger’s driver and a passenger both fled the area. The southbound side of I-75 was closed for several hours at 7 Mile Road as police investigated. No other information is available at this time.
I-75 closing for the weekend between Eight Mile, Square Lake roads
DETROIT If youre headed north this weekend or down to Detroit, there is a freeway closure you need to be warned about. As we navigate through this strange time, we also have to continue to navigate through the 75 construction. The bad news is the freeway will be closed this weekend, the good news is despite the pandemic, the project is still on track. The closure affects 75 in both directions between 8 mile and Square Lake. While the pandemic has caused a decrease in traffic volumes on I-75, that hasnt necessarily sped up the projectAll the lesser traffic volumes especially early in the spring allowed for a safer work zone, said Morosi.
VIDEO: Protesters take to freeway in Downtown Detroit
DETROIT A large group of protesters took over a freeway in Downtown Detroit on Saturday evening, the second day of demonstration following the killing of George Floyd. An organized protest began around 5 p.m. in Detroit on Saturday and marched through Corktown and Southwest Detroit. After the organize march ended, many protestors continued into Downtown Detroit and eventually onto I-375. Michigan State Police were urging protesters to leave the freeway. The group exited the freeway just after 9 p.m. and continued to move into Downtown Detroit.
I-75 closing in Detroit this weekend for bride demolition
DETROIT Both sides of I-75 near I-94 will be closed in Detroit this weekend as crews demolish a bridge originally constructed in 1969. During the closure, the posted detour for northbound I-75 follows westbound I-94, northbound M-10 (Lodge Freeway), and eastbound M-8 back to northbound I-75. Southbound I-75 traffic will use westbound M-8 to southbound M-10, back to southbound I-75. All ramps, except for Holbrook Avenue to southbound I-75, will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, June 1. In addition, crews will close the left lane on southbound I-75 from Clay Street to Piquette Avenue starting at 9 a.m. Friday to mobilize demolition equipment.
State police: Shots fired at semi truck on Southfield Freeway exit ramp to 7 Mile Road
DETROIT – Someone opened fire on a semi truck Tuesday morning along the Southfield Freeway (M-39) near 7 Mile Road in Detroit. Michigan State Police said it happened about 6:20 a.m. on the northbound Southfield Freeway exit ramp to 7 Mile Road. A car pulled up alongside the semi truck and someone from inside the car fired multiple shots at the truck. The car was last seen traveling westbound on 7 Mile Road. Related: State police: Focus hits Mustang on westbound I-94 near Ecorse Road
Man killed while crossing Southfield Freeway: ‘Everyone stopped and recorded it,’ but one woman tried to save him
DETROIT – A man was hit and killed while trying to cross the Southfield Freeway on Monday night in Detroit. He hopped over the median on the freeway near Grand River Avenue and tried to walk across. He was struck by two vehicles just before 7 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway. While other drivers decided to film the incident on their phones, Angela Potter tried to save him. He was trying to cross the freeway from the east side of the Southfield Freeway (M-39).
Trooper adopts kitten he rescued off Arkansas interstate
The kitten rescued on I-49 on June 25, 2019, by two Arkansas State Police troopers has a name: Freeway. (KFSM via CNN Wire) -- A kitten rescued on Interstate 49 on Tuesday by two Arkansas State Police troopers has a name: Freeway. The orange-and-white kitten was found cowering along a barrier on the interstate near US-412 in Springdale. David Cooper. David Cooper, one of his rescuers.