CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Northbound I-275 has reopened at Michigan Avenue after a deadly crash Tuesday morning caused by a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the interstate.
The crash happened near Palmer Road in Canton Township. Michigan State Police said the driver and a passenger of the vehicle which was traveling in the right direction were killed.
A vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes struck a vehicle traveling northbound, killing the driver of that vehicle.
The driver of the other vehicle is a 59-year-old man from Wolverine Lake, Mich. He was transported to a hospital. His condition is not known.
The northbound lanes of the interstate was shut down for hours.
State police are investigating what may have caused the driver to travel in the wrong direction on the interstate.
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Heads up-NB 275 after Michigan Ave, a wrong way driver crash blocking left lane. Another of many reasons to keep both eyes on the road because you never know... — MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) December 12, 2017
MSP Metro South is working a fatal wrong way driver crash 275/Palmer. Driver heading southbound in northbound. Fatal victim was the innocent driver. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/LgBAZMyxba — MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) December 12, 2017
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