Fatal Crash On I-94 & Chalmers
Updated: Detroit – 24 November 2018: : At 0315AM Michigan State Police 911 received a call that at E I 94/Chalmers in Detroit there was a serious accident and their is a male laying on the freeway not moving. When troopers arrived they confirmed this was a fatal crash.
The freeway was closed at eastbound at I 94 and Connor until 0843AM while MSP investigated the crash. Crash details are unknown at this time.
Preliminary Investigation revealed that a 34 year old male from Rochester Hills was traveling eastbound on I 94 when he lost control and struck the left shoulder wall. The driver drove to the right lane. A second passenger vehicle traveling in the right lane then crashed into the back of the car causing it to spin and eject the driver.
The 34 year old driver died on scene. His family has been notified. No other injuries were reported. The investigation is continuing. – MSP
UPDATE: Michigan State Police/Metro Detroit: The driver of a Buick passenger car lost control and eastbound I 94 and Chalmers and ended up in the right lane. A Toyota pickup rear ended a Buick passenger car. The driver of the Buick was ejected and pronounced deceased by Detroit EMS.
The driver of the Toyota was suspected of driving while impaired. A breath test was performed and a blood draw pursuant to a search warrant. The Toyota driver was lodged at the DDC (Detroit Detention Center). The BAC was a .17. The freeway was closed for approximately 5 hours.