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.
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.