On Friday afternoon, three people suffered injuries following a suspected DUI crash in Southfield.
As per the initial information, the traffic collision took place on Lodge freeway near Civic Center Drive. The early reports showed that the driver of a silver Saab, a 25-year-old man, was going recklessly at a high rate of speed. At some point of time, the vehicle rear-ended an abandoned SUV on the right shoulder of the Lodge on the northbound side near Civic Center Drive.
The driver of the speeding Sedan and his female passengers sustained critical injuries. The driver received facial structure injuries as he almost was ejected through the front windshield. The driver and one of the female passengers were rushed to Providence Hospital in Southfield in critical condition.
The second female passenger was transported to Royal Oak Beaumont with serious injuries. Alcohol seemed to be involved in the collision, officials mentioned. NB M-10 Freeway was closed and traffic was directed to NB Southfield Rd from NB M-10. No additional information has been provided.
The crash remains under investigation.
July 2, 2022
Source: Fox 2 Detroit