Woman seriously injured after being hit by gravel hauler in Metro Detroit
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, MI – A woman was seriously injured when a gravel hauler hit her while she stood in front of a house in Metro Detroit. According to Grosse Ile Police and Fire, the crash occurred in the 21000 block of Meridian Road shortly after 4 p.m. on Sept. 10. Police and fire personnel arrived on scene to find a gravel hauler, fully loaded, inside the structure of the involved home, with several unoccupied passenger vehicles damaged outside the residence. The woman was also pinned underneath the gravel hauler, however she was quickly extracted and stabilized before being transported to Beaumont Hospital – Trenton in serious but stable condition. The 75-year-old truck driver and an occupant of one of the parked vehicles were not injured, officials said.mlive.com
First responders awarded for heroic rescue of 3-year-old in Grosse Ile
A group of police officers and firefighters are now being called heroes for saving the life of a three-year-old girl who nearly drowned in a friend’s pool. This week those nine first responders were awarded during a township board meeting.
Michigan General Election Results for Grosse Ile Township on Nov. 3, 2020
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Both boaters missing in Detroit River found
DETROIT – The bodies of two men who went missing after a boat capsized in the Detroit River near Grosse Ile about 7:30 p.m. Sunday have been found. Robert Chiles, 52, of Grosse Ile, has been identified as one of the missing men. Archdiocese of Detroit mourns pastor, parishionerThe Archdiocese of Detroit released the following statements from Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron and Msgr. I offer my condolences, as well, to the Chiles family,” Archbishop of Detroit Allen H. Vigneron said. Anne and Most Holy Trinity Parish, both in Detroit, was on the boat when it capsized and was rescued from the water by Good Samaritans nearby.
Pilot killed in plane crash on Grosse Ile
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man was killed Saturday in a plane crash on the south side of Grosse Ile. UPDATE: Man killed in place crash identified as 57-year-old from Lincoln ParkHe was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries, where he died. He was flying an experimental ultralight plane and witnesses said the plane clipped a tree and crashed in the woods behind a neighborhood. He was the only person on board. The FAA and NTSB is investigating.
Drunken 71-year-old man clocked driving 104 mph in a 30 mph zone in Wyandotte
WYANDOTTE, Mich. – Wyandotte police clocked a man driving 104 mph in a 30 mph zone April 13. An officer stopped the man on on Biddle Avenue, near Plum Street, around 8 p.m.Police said the officer smelled alcohol coming from the 71-year-old Grosse Ile man’s vehicle. The man told the officer he had two drinks. The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. The man blew .12 and .13 on a breathalyzer test during booking, police said.
Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge to close this summer for repairs
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge, officially called the Wayne County Bridge, over the Trenton Channel is scheduled to close on or after May 1 for repairs. Once it is closed, the bridge may not reopen until October 2020, according to Grosse Ile Township officials. At the time, the county said the Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge will have to undergo extensive rehabilitation work during the 2020 construction season. The design for Phase II has been completed and rehabilitation work is being bid out. The Grosse Ile Toll Bridge remains open at the north end of the island.
Grosse Ile Township ranked safest community in Michigan
DETROIT - Grosse Ile residents can continue to breathe easily in the haven of their township that topped more than 100 Michigan cities as the safest city in the state. Second place is shared by Beverly Hills and Grosse Pointe Park, both earning 0.78 on the safety index. Livonia ranked 19th on the list, with a safety index score of 0.39. Grosse Ile Township is no stranger to the top of safety lists, last year it ranked sixth on a similar list compiled by Safewise. To see where your city fell on the safety index, check out Background Checks' complete list of safest cities in Michigan.