Family calls for justice for military veteran killed in hit and run in Detroit
Detroit police search for one driver, possibly two, that may have hit and killed a 58-year-old Detroit Woman. Her family emphasizes the life she led. The mother of two who served in the military died while crossing 7 Mile Road last Wednesday near Telegraph.
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.
Man, 2 dogs killed by hit-and-run driver while walking along road in Lapeer; woman arrested
A man and his two dogs were struck and killed Tuesday by a hit-and-run driver while they were walking on the shoulder of a roadway in Lapeer Township, according to police. Officials said they took a woman into custody a short time later.
54-year-old man killed in Southfield pedestrian crash
Police say the driver stayed at the scene of the Southfield pedestrian crash and alcohol was not a contributing factor. SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A 54-year-old Fraser man was killed in a Southfield pedestrian crash that happened around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim was crossing 9 Mile Road and Providence Drive when a driver struck him. Police say the driver stayed at the scene of the crash and that alcohol was not a contributing factor. As of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday 9 Mile Road was closed from Providence Drive to Greenfield Road.
61-year-old Harrison Township man killed in Macomb County crash
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – Officials are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Macomb County. Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to Hall Road and Gratiot Avenue on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. for the report of a crash. Police said Reed Styers, 61, of Harrison Township was killed in the crash. A white Chevrolet van being driven by a 69-year-old man from Casco Township was driving on Hall Road, east of Gratiot Avenue. READ: More Macomb County news
Family of man killed in Detroit hit-and-run find out on social media a week after
Eight days have passed since Dion Emery was killed in a hit-and-run on Christmas Eve near the intersection of Schoolcraft and Greenfield roads. “He died by himself, He died by himself,” cried Dion’s mother, Patricia Rutland. His mother, and other family members, are all questioning why someone would hit Dion and keep on driving, on Christmas Eve of all days. If it wasn’t for a post made to a group on social media, the family would have never found out. More: Detroit crime news
Canton police investigating pedestrian crash that killed man
CANTON, Mich. – Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that happened Sunday morning around 7:15 a.m. in the area of Michigan Avenue and Schooner Road. It took place after a man was crossing the eastbound lanes of Michigan Avenue at Schooner Road from the south side to the north side. That is when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle which stopped and remained at the scene. The man was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Ypsilanti where he died of his injuries. Canton police say speed, alcohol and distracted driving do not appear to be factors in the crash.
Farmington Hills police say alcohol, visibility were factors in crash that killed 24-year-old pedestrian
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – A 24-year-old Hamtramck man was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking on M-5 near Halsted Road. The victim was transported to Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills where he was pronounced dead. The victim was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on M-5. Police said alcohol and visibility were factors in the crash. Anyone with information should contact Farmington Hills police at 248-871-2610.
30-year-old Birmingham man killed at intersection of Maple Road and Coolidge Highway
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – A driver called police and reported that she struck a pedestrian in Birmingham on Tuesday at 3:30 a.m., police said. She told police she drove through the intersection of Maple Road and Coolidge Highway on a green light when she struck a pedestrian. A 30-year-old man from Birmingham was killed, according to police. The South Oakland County Crash Investigation Team (SOCCIT) was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. Anyone who witnessed what happened should contact the Birmingham Police Department at 248-530-1870.
2 women killed in hit-and-run southeastern Michigan crash
LONDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. State Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed two women pedestrians in southeastern Michigan. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. on Friday in London Township, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Ann Arbor. State Police posted on Twitter that the victims were a 29-year-old woman from Whitaker and a 25-year-old woman from Ypsilanti. Preliminary investigation shows a vehicle struck 2 pedestrians then fled the scene, troopers said. Anyone with information is asked to call Michigan State Police at 810-227-1051.
5-year-old in critical condition after being struck by SUV in Detroit
DETROIT – A 5-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by an SUV in Detroit on Monday. Police said the girl was with her family at a liquor store near Plymouth and Evergreen roads. They were leaving the store about 5 p.m. when the girl ran into the street and was struck. The 76-year-old driver stopped at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
Detroit police: Man flees traffic stop, hits pedestrian and another vehicle
DETROIT – A man hit a pedestrian and another vehicle Wednesday after fleeing an attempted traffic stop in Detroit, police said. Police said officers tried to stop a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze in the area of W. McNichols Road and St. Marys Street at about 2:30 p.m. Instead, they canvassed the area, and found him near W. McNichols Road and Mansfield Street, where he hit a pedestrian and other vehicle. The 21-year-old man driving the other vehicle and 36-year-old pedestrian were also taken to a hospital. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s 2nd Precinct at 313-596-5240 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
Police investigate after pedestrian killed in Oak Park crash
OAK PARK, Mich. – Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed in Oak Park on Tuesday night. It happened at 8 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway. Police said the driver was heading south, turning right on 8 Mile Road when they struck and killed a young man. The driver pulled their vehicle into a nearby gas station and stayed to speak with police officers.
Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Monroe
MONROE, Mich. – A pedestrian died Friday after they were hit by a vehicle in Monroe. Police said the victim was hit at the intersection of M-50 and Winston Drive. First reponders administered medical treatment to the victim at the scene and transported them to a hospital, where they were later pronounced dead. The victim’s name is not being released until family is notified. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monroe Police Department at 734-243-7500 or Detective Christopher Nelson at 734-243-7509.
Man in critical condition after being hit by vehicle on Van Dyke in Sterling Heights
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – A man was injured when he was struck by a vehicle on Van Dyke Avenue near Riverland Street on Thursday night. The victim, a 22-year-old man, is in critical condition, police said. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for more information as it becomes available.