Detroit mother charged with drunk driving in freeway crash that killed 2-year-old, hurt infant
Authorities have charged a mother accused of driving drunk when she collided with another vehicle and then a barricade on Southfield Freeway -- a crash that killed her 2-year-old daughter and injured her infant son.
Detroit police investigating pedestrian crash that killed man
A man was killed in a crash that happened southbound M-39 north of Plymouth around 5:25 a.m. Sunday. According to Michigan State Police, the driver of a disabled car left his vehicle and was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian then caught fire.
21-year-old woman killed in Dearborn rollover crash, police say
Dearborn police believe the driver of this pickup truck witnessed a crash on March 7, 2021. DEARBORN, Mich. – A 21-year-old woman was killed over the weekend in a rollover crash in Dearborn, police said. Dearborn officials said the crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Sunday (March 7) in the area of M-39 and Hubbard Drive. Here are pictures of the truck provided by Dearborn police:Dearborn police believe the driver of this pickup truck witnessed a crash on March 7, 2021. (WDIV)Dearborn police believe the driver of this pickup truck witnessed a crash on March 7, 2021.
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.
Michigan State Police investigate shooting on Southfield Freeway near I-96
Michigan State Police is investigating a shooting Tuesday on Southfield Freeway northbound near I-96State police said in a series of tweets that the shooting was reported by a witness. A preliminary investigation revealed that a woman was cut off by a vehicle and she honked at the driver. A passenger in that vehicle fired a shot at the woman before the two occupants took off. Police said the woman was not struck during the shooting. View: More traffic newsPossible Shooting: Metro South Troops are closing the freeway NB M-39 and ramping to 96 for a possible shooting that occurred between unknown vehicles and reported by a witness.
Tow truck driver rushed to hospital after single-car crash in Allen Park
ALLEN PARK, Mich. – The driver of a tow truck was rushed to the hospital early Saturday morning after colliding with the eastbound I-94 bridge in Allen Park, according to officials. Michigan State Police say at about 5:35 a.m. the driver lost control of the vehicle while driving southbound on Southfield Freeway. Officials say the driver was trapped in the vehicle and was removed by the fire department. He was then rushed to a hospital and listed in serious, but stable, condition. The westbound I-94 ramp to southbound Southfield Freeway was initially closed for repairs but has been reopened.
LIVE TRAFFIC: Flooding leads to road closures in Metro Detroit
Lanes are blocked on Southfield Freeway (M-39) northbound after Warren Avenue and southbound after Joy Road due to flooding. The left shoulder and left lane are also blocked on Interstate 94 westbound after Interstate 75. Rain is expected for Tuesday night into Wednesday. Most of the activity will be between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.More on weatherBelow are freeway updates from the Michigan Department of Transportation:
Dearborn Heights man charged in Southfield Freeway shooting
DETROIT Devonte Andre Burton was charged Wednesday afternoon in connection with a nonfatal shooting on the Southfield Freeway Saturday. According to authorities, just before 6 p.m., officers with the Detroit Police Department and Michigan State Police responded to reports of a shooting on the Southfield Freeway. Authorities found a woman slumped over the steering wheel of their vehicle and rushed the 31-year-old Detroit woman to a hospital. She is expected to survive, due in part because of a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help. Investigation by MSP and DPD led to the apprehension of Burton, a 28-year-old man from Dearborn Heights.
Michigan State Police investigating shooting on Southfield Freeway, near Puritan
DETROIT – Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday on the Southfield Freeway, near Puritan Avenue just before 6 p.m. According to authorities, troopers were responding to reports of a person slumped over the steering wheel of their vehicle. Police arrived on scene and found the vehicle blocking a lane with a bullet hole in the front passenger side window. Authorities said the woman was unable to speak at the hospital, but was able to nod or shake her head to basic questions and indicated she knew who shot her. She is currently undergoing medical treatment.
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
Traffic Update: Lanes open on SB Southfield Freeway at Grand River after crash
DETROIT – A crash momentarily shut down the southbound lanes of M-39 (Southfield Freeway) at Grand River. At least one lane is back open allowing traffic to get by. The crash was reported at 2 a.m. No word on any injuries.
MDOT: Northbound M-39 at I-96 in Wayne County back open after crash
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – Some lanes of northbound M-39 at I-96 were closed in Wayne County after a crash, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The lanes of northbound M-39 were closed just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. They were back open not long after. Click here to view the traffic map.
MDOT: Northbound M-39 at Plymouth Road in Wayne County closed for crash, investigation
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. - Northbound M-39 at Plymouth Road in Wayne County is closed due to a crash and an investigation, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The road was closed before 6 p.m. Thursday. HEADS UP- NB M39 CLOSED at Plymouth for crash and investigation. Unknown ETA to reopen. MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) August 1, 2019Tweets by MDOT_MetroDetCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 26, 2019
DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 26, 2019Full closures are planned on I-94, M-5 and M-59, while lanes will be closed on I-94, I-96, I-375, M-10 and M-39 from Friday evening to Monday morning. The westbound lanes of 8 Mile Road had to be closed at Woodward Avenue this morning. More local headlines:For more Local News head to ClickOnDetroit.com/news/local. Submit a news tipTell us what's happening in your community -- submit a news tip to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit right here. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Metro Detroit construction: Multiple freeways to close this weekend for roadwork
DETROIT - Multiple freeways will close in Metro Detroit for construction this weekend. 7 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. MondayOakland CountyI-75 will have one lane open in each direction from Square Lake Road to Baldwin Road. 4 a.m. Saturday - 5 a.m. Mondaywill have one lane open in each direction from Square Lake Road to Baldwin Road. 4 a.m. Saturday - 5 a.m. Monday Eastbound I-96 will have one lane open at Wixom Road. 9 a.m. Friday - Thursday, Aug. 8.will have one lane open from M-85 (Fort Street) to Dix-Toledo Road.
Northbound M-39 at Grand River on Detroit's west side reopens
DETROIT - Northbound M-39 at Grand River in Detroit has reopened to traffic. The area closed Sunday morning after a crash. Local 4 captured footage from the scene. Multiple Michigan State Police cruisers were at the scene of the crash earlier. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Northbound M-39 closed at Grand River on Detroit's west side
DETROIT - Northbound M-39 at Grand River is closed to traffic following a crash that happened Sunday morning. Local 4 captured footage from the scene. Multiple Michigan State Police cruisers were at the scene of the crash earlier. Check back for traffic updates and more information on the crash. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Metro Detroit weekend construction list: Work, closures on I-75, I-94, M-59
I-696:Macomb - EB 696, 75 to 94, 2 LANES OPEN, 2 right closed, Fri 9pm-Sun 9pmANDMacomb - EB 696, 75 to 94, 1 right lane closed, Sun 9pm-Mon 3pm. Oakland - WB Grand River ramp to WB M-5, RAMP CLOSED, Fri 9pm-Mon 5am. US-12: (Michigan Ave)Wayne - EB US-12, Oakman to Miller, 1 LANE OPEN, right lane closed, Fri 9am-Mon 5am.mWayne - EB US-12, Newburgh to Venoy, 2 lanes open, 2 closed, Fri 9pm-Mon 5am. US-24: (Telegraph)Wayne - NB US24, near Vreeland, 1 LANE OPEN, right lane closed, Fri 9am-Mon 5am. Starting Monday: (check Michigan.gov/drive for latest info)Wayne - NB I-75, Sibley to Northline, left lane closed, Mon 8am-Fri 3pm.