Pickup truck driver ejected, killed in rollover crash on I-96 near Davison in Detroit
DETROIT – A pickup truck driver was ejected from a vehicle and killed Monday morning in a crash on westbound I-96 in Detroit. Westbound I-96 was closed for several hours at Davison but has reopened to traffic. An investigation revealed the driver of a pickup truck tried to make an abrupt exit from the westbound I-96 local lanes. However, his pickup side-swiped another vehicle and rolled several times, police said. Both the pickup driver and a passenger were rushed to Sinai-Grace Hospital.
Michigan truck driver’s steering wheel stops steel beam from impaling him on I-96
WILLIAMSTON, Mich. – A man was driving on I-96 when a steel beam crashed through his front windshield last week. The beam got stuck on his steering wheel and he’s still in disbelief by what happened. He said a flatbed truck changed lanes when the steel beam fell off and hit the freeway. A steel beam came just inches from hitting a Michigan man's chest when it crashed through his truck. (WDIV)“It folded the dash and the steering wheel so the piece of steel was sitting on the lip of the dash,” he said.