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Video: Freeing Semi Truck from the Light Pole it Ran Over on 9 Mile Road in Ferndale

July 8th 2020

Ferndale Police and DPW acted quickly to help free a semi truck of the light pole that it had run over and dragged near 9 Mile and Hilton Wednesday afternoon.

Woman Dead After Crash in Troy, Police Seek Information

July 9th 2019

Several witnesses report seeing a cream colored 2008 Mercury Mountaineer, traveling westbound on Big Beaver, cross over the median and strike two trees before entering the eastbound lanes…

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral

March 25th 2019

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral (C. Proxmire, March 25, 2019) Oxford, MI- The family of the 56-year old man killed in a crash on Seymour Lake Road Saturday is now raising money for his funeral expenses. Neil Simat’s son Travis set up a GoFundMe page that has […]

Vehicle Flips on West Cambourne Street in Ferndale

October 12th 2018

Vehicle Flips on West Cambourne Street in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Neighbors were surprised by the sound of a car striking a parked car on their street and flipping over.  It happened just before midnight Thursday on West Cambourne Street, a quarter mile north of 9 Mile Road, west […]

Driver in Boxer Shorts Crashes into Lake Orion Home, Leaves Gun in Car, Flees

September 20th 2018

Driver in Boxer Shorts Crashes into Lake Orion Home, Leaves Gun in Car, Flees (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 20, 2018) Lake Orion, MI – Deputies and the Orion Township Fire Department responded to the 600 block of Joslyn Rd. for a vehicle that crashed into a house.   Upon arrival, Deputies observed a Jeep Cherokee […]

Rochester Hills Warning Drivers to be Cautious of Deer

September 12th 2018

Rochester Hills Warning Drivers to be Cautious of Deer Rochester Hills, MI- As the seasons change and deer begin to be more active, the Deer Management Advisory Committee (DMAC) would like to remind drivers to be vigilant and keep an eye out for deer on the road. According to the Michigan State Police, each year, […]

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser

August 3rd 2018

Crash on Woodward in Pontiac Overturns Vehicle, Damages Sheriff Cruiser (Aug. 3, 2018, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office) Pontiac, MI – At approximately 10:43 am today a Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling north bound on Woodward Ave. in Pontiac.  The Detective was being followed by another Sheriff’s Office Detective.  Both were stopped for a red light […]

Man in Pickup Truck Reportedly Chases, Pushes Golf Cart after Altercation

June 10th 2018

Man in Pickup Truck Reportedly Chases, Pushes Golf Cart after Altercation (Oakland County Sheriff Dept., June 10, 2018) Highland Township, MI –   INCIDENT:  19:52 hrs June 9, 2018. – Highland Township – Felonious Assault with a Motor Vehicle – #18-108301 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 3000 block of Beaumont Drive to meet with a […]

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED

June 5th 2018

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2018) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Hazel Park, MI -A motorcyclist was critically injured after colliding with a semi-truck on EB I-696 just before the I-75 interchange Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at around 6:15pm.  Emergency responders from Ferndale and Royal Oak […]

Semi Crashes into Dental Office in Clarkston

April 20th 2018

  Semi Crashes into Dental Office in Clarkston (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 20, 2018) Here are the details we have so far regarding the crash in Independence: The Tractor Trailer (dual-tandem) Gravel Hauler was N/B on M-15. Prior to the crash, the Sheriff’s 911 Operations Center received a BOL call for a semi traveling […]