Two people died on Friday night in Detroit, after being hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing an intersection. Detroit police reported that a light colored Pontiac Grand Am hit a 56-year old man and a woman in her 50s. The Grand Am that was involved with the fatal car accident did not stop and police are asking for the public's help in finding the vehicle and locating the driver.
There is a relentless quality to fatal car accidents. They keep happening, taking lives one by one and sometimes in twos and threes. Over the course of a year, the total can really add up
Many questions remain following a tragic car accident that took place in Allegan County on Thursday evening.
Michigan State Police believe that alcohol and speed may have been factors in the Metro Detroit freeway crash that resulted in three deaths last week, according to a news report.
Last week, the former owner of Michigan City's Blue Chip Casino was killed in a car vs. bicycle accident. It appears that the cause of the fatal collision is still under investigation by the Chikaming Township police and the Michigan State Police.
A Michigan man has been sentenced to five years in prison after getting into a fatal car accident last summer in Ohio. According to the conviction, the 26-year-old Grand Blanc man was fleeing a police stop when he sped through a stop sign in a residential area and crashed into a pickup truck on the afternoon of Aug. 26.
Detroit area residents may remember hearing about a fatal car accident involving a vehicle and a horse several years ago in Emmet County. The tragic collision took place back in 2010 when a horse escaped its stable and ran into a car. The 42-year-old driver of the car, as well as the horse, were killed in the accident.
A fatal car accident took place Monday in Troy, Michigan, and police are looking for two drivers who may have had a role in that accident and reportedly fled the scene, according to a news report.
In Michigan, when someone is injured or killed by a drunk driver, it is possible for the victim or his or her survivors to file a lawsuit against the driver and/or any establishment that may have over-served the driver. This can result in compensation for medical or funeral expenses, lost income, and other costs of drunk driving car accidents.
Ice and snow squalls are leading to havoc on Michigan's roads today. A very large chain-reaction collision has left three people dead, including two children, on Interstate 75 in Detroit. In all, six crash scenes along about a one-mile stretch involved approximately 35 vehicles. Forty people were injured in the accidents.