Driver seriously injured after 40-pound sandbag thrown through windshield from overpass on I-96
LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A driver was seriously injured over the weekend when someone threw a 40-pound sandbag through her windshield from an overpass on I-96 in Lyon Township, according to police. A woman was driving along I-96 when a man on the Old Plank Road overpass, which is under construction, started throwing sandbags onto the highway, according to authorities. Michigan State Police say a man throwing 40-pound sandbags off an overpass on I-96 in Lyon Township hit a vehicle and injured a woman late Sunday night. (Michigan State Police)The man who threw the sandbag had crashed his truck on I-96, police said. Workers near the overpass said they believe the man grabbed bags that had been holding down caution signs.
Police: Man throws 40-pound sandbags off I-96 overpass in Oakland County, strikes vehicle
LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Michigan State Police say a man throwing 40-pound sandbags off an overpass on I-96 in Lyon Township hit a vehicle and injured a woman late Sunday night. State police were called to a scene by Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies for a traffic investigation at around 11 p.m. Sunday on I-96 near Old Plank Road. Michigan State Police said their preliminary investigation found that a male suspect was involved in a single vehicle crash with his truck on I-96 near Old Plank Road. He left his truck and walked up onto the Old Plank Road overpass, which was under construction. More: Lyon Township news