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Motorist traveling wrong way on highway causes crash

A motorist traveling the wrong way on I-96 to attempt to escape a police pursuit is accused of causing a crash. Three people suffered injuries in the car accident.

Driving the wrong-way on a highway recklessly puts the safety of other motorists and passengers in danger and is likely to cause serious injuries or death. In the aftermath of the incident, the highway was closed to traffic for a time in order to rescue and treat the injured, clear the debris, and investigate the accident.

A trooper observed the motorist's vehicle going east on I-96 near Grand River. The motorist was commanded to pull over to the side of the road by a Michigan State police officer. The officer thought the motorist was complying and would get out of his car. Instead, the driver drove away at high speed. There were two passengers in the vehicle, a third passenger having exited the car when it stopped.

The officer stated that the pursued driver did stop his car again briefly, but soon sped away again. At one point, the driver backed his vehicle up towards the officer after stopping yet again. He then reversed the direction of his car. He started going the wrong way westbound on eastbound lanes of the highway. This culminated with a collision with an SUV.

The SUV was forced off the highway, and its injured driver was hospitalized. Two others were also injured. The wrong way motorist allegedly left the scene of the accident and is still being sought by police investigators.

Source: Detroit Free Press "3 hurt in wrong-way crash on I-96 in Brighton" TAMMY STABLES BATTAGLIA, Aug. 3, 2011

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