Police: Man jumped from Seven Mile Road onto Lodge Freeway
DETROIT – The Lodge Freeway was shut down for a police investigation Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, a man jumped off the overpass onto the Lodge Freeway at Seven Mile Road. Witnesses said he was trying to escape a shooting. The condition of the man is unknown. UPDATE: Man jumps from overpass to Lodge Freeway to escape shootingPolice are still on the scene investigating.
Lodge Freeway shut down at Davison in Wayne County due to flooding
DETROIT – The Lodge Freeway has been shut down at Davison Freeway in Wayne County due to flooding, officials said. Michigan Department of Transportation officials say the southbound lanes are affected. It’s unclear when the freeway will reopen. A flash flood warning was issued for Wayne County around 2:50 p.m. Wednesday. It expired at 3:45 p.m.
Man tries to escape MSP troopers, gets stuck in traffic on the Lodge Freeway
DETROIT – Michigan State Police troopers found a loaded AR-15 in a man’s vehicle after he drove off from a traffic stop. It happened on the John C. Lodge Freeway, near Livernois Avenue, on Detroit’s west side Friday night. Police said they saw a man driving up a closed freeway ramp at about 11:30 p.m. and when they attempted to pull him over, the man drove back onto the Lodge. According to authorities, there was a low-speed chase that ended quickly when the man got stuck in traffic. A loaded AR-15 was found in the vehicle’s trunk.