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.
Michigan State Police said at about 7:30 a.m. troopers were called to the crash. 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. He was ejected from the vehicle.
Both the pickup driver and a passenger were rushed to Sinai-Grace Hospital. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. The passenger suffered serious injuries.
No other injuries were reported.