Harrison Township, Mich.: Alleged wrong-way drunken driver killed in I-94 crash | clickondetroit.com

Michigan State Police are investigating after a wrong-way driver suspected of driving under the influence is dead and another driver is in critical condition after a crash Tuesday on I-94.The driver went onto the interstate at Harper Avenue heading eastbound in the westbound lanes when the crash happened Tuesday.MSP said the crash is alcohol-related. No other details were provided.

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Officials have identified the men as Larry Keith McCullough, 72, of Eastpointe, and Aaron Felix Skiba, 41, of Macomb Township.

Police said McCullough, who was driving a 2011 Toyota Prius, entered I-94 at Shook Road and traveled east on the freeway’s westbound lanes. His vehicle struck Skiba’s 2001 Dodge Neon head-on in the left travel lane. The accident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities pronounced McCullough dead at the scene. Skiba was taken to a Mount Clemens hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.

via http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/macomb-county/2014/10/15/killed-injured-wrong-way-crash/17288827/

Leighton Twp.: Drunk driver to be charged in motorcyclist’s death | wzzm13.com

Allegan County Sheriff’s investigators say a drunk driver attempted to revive a motorcyclist he killed in a crash Sunday afternoon.

Around 4:30 p.m. the intoxicated driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Astro minivan collided with a Harley Davidson motorcycle near the intersection of 10th Street and 147th Avenue, just south of the Kent County line.

Despite the minivan driver’s attempts at CPR, the motorcyclist, 32-year-old Elijio Allen Wright died at the scene. Deputies say he was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the minivan is lodged at the Allegan County Jail; his name is being withheld until he is formally charged. The crash remains under investigation.

via Drunk driver to be charged in motorcyclist’s death.

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Drunk driver caused deadly crash on I-96 | WOODTV.com

Michigan State Police say a drunk driver is to blame for causing a deadly wrong way crash on I-96 Sunday morning.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. near the Beltline exit. All lanes in both directions near the crash site reopened at around 8 a.m.

Officials with the Michigan State Police said the at-fault driver is a woman in her 40’s from Grand Rapids. The woman was driving east in the westbound lanes of I-96 when she hit a car with her minivan, killing the driver inside who was the only occupant.

Both vehicles caught fire after the crash, but the at-fault driver was pulled from her car by a passerby and survived. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Police have not released the name of the victim killed in the crash, but do not believe he is from the area.

via Police: Drunk driver caused deadly crash on I-96 | WOODTV.com.

Clam Lake Twp., Mich.: Caledonia woman dies after possible drunk driver collides with a semi | Fox17online.com

A Caledonia woman has died after the car she was riding in collided with a semi-truck on M-115 outside of Cadillac early Saturday morning.

According to the Michigan State Police, a car was travelling southbound on M-115 at a high rate of speed when it came up another vehicle travelling in the same direction and attempted to go around the vehicle to avoid a collision. The driver of the car lost control skidding into the path of the semi-tractor trailer travelling northbound on M-115 near S. 39 Rd.

When the car struck the semi, the rear portion of the car was sheared off ejecting a 24-year-old woman from Caledonia. The woman was reportedly asleep in the back seat of the car.

That woman died as a result of the crash.

The suspected driver of the car fled the scene of the crash, but was later arrested for leaving the scene and operating under the influence causing death.

The driver of the car was treated for minor injuries, while the driver and passenger of the semi-truck were not injured.

The name of the woman is not being released, until her next of kin can be notified.

via Caledonia woman dies after possible drunk driver collides with a semi | Fox17.

Kent Co., Mich.: 1 person killed in suspected DUI crash | wwmt.com

One person is dead after a two car crash and investigators believe alcohol was a factor.

Deputies were called to the intersection of Tyrone Avenue NW and 20 Mile Road NW in Tyrone Township around 8pm August 3rd.

Police say a 1994 Ford truck driven by a 26-year old Tyrone Township man failed to stop at the intersection and plowed into a car.

The passenger in the vehicle, Anna Escutia-Chavez, 25 of Wyoming was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.  The driver of that vehicle, Jose Gavina, 25 was transported to Butterworth Hospital by Pro Med Ambulance where he is listed in stable condition. The driver of the Ford truck was also taken to the hospital and is listed stable condition.

via 1 person killed in suspected DUI crash in Kent County – WWMT – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic.

Holland, Mich.: Suspected drunk driver hits and kills motorcyclist | Fox17online.com

One man has died after an SUV crashed into his motorcycle.

Police were called to 32nd Street near Apple Avenue around 9:05 p.m. on Aug. 3 for a report of an accident. According to police, witnesses said a GMC Suburban that was heading east on 32nd Street crossed the center line and hit the westbound motorcycle head-on.

The motorcycle rider, a 57-year-old man, was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police say there were three people in the SUV, two of whom ran from the scene following the crash. Officers found them and took them into custody about a quarter of a mile from the scene. The third person was also taken into custody and taken to the Holland Department of Public Safety.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor, and investigators will meet with the Ottawa County Prosecutors to determine criminal charges.

via Suspected drunk driver hits and kills motorcyclist in Ottawa County | Fox17.

The victim has been subsequently identified as David Achterhof.

Roseville, Mich: 16-Year-Old Killed In Crash; 6 Other Teens Injured. Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested | detroit.cbslocal.com

Roseville police say a 16-year-old girl was killed and six other teenagers, along with an adult, were injured in a tragic early morning accident.

The incident unfolded just after 12 a.m. Saturday on Little Mack Avenue and 12 Mile Road, east of I-94 in Roseville.

According to police, the teenagers were in a Ford Explorer, traveling northbound down Little Mack Avenue, when the driver apparently disregarded a red light and was struck by a westbound traveling vehicle.

Police say the 16-year-old, a girl from St. Clair Shores, was sitting in one of the Explorer’s rear passenger seats and not wearing a seatbelt. She was ejected from her seat within the vehicle and declared dead at the scene.

Other passengers in the Explorer, including six teenagers and an adult, all suffered varying degrees of injuries and were transported to local hospitals. Four teens and the adult were treated and released, with the other two teens admitted in temporary serious condition with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, a 33-year-old Clinton Township woman, was not injured. She was however arrested at the scene for operating her vehicle while intoxicated. She is currently being held in the Roseville Police Department Jail.

The incident remains under investigation. The case is expected to be turned over to the Macomb County Prosecutors Office on Monday, to determine the extent of the charges.

“The thoughts and prayers of the men and women of the Roseville Police Department and the entire City of Roseville are with the family of the victim of this morning’s tragic accident,” Police Chief James Berlin said in a statement.

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