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Driver Pulled from Burning Vehicle after Crashing During Chase (video)

January 29th 2018

Driver Pulled from Burning Vehicle after Crashing During Chase (video) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 29, 2018) Orion Twp,  MI – An Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy assigned to the Orion Township Substation was on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Brown Roads on Sunday, January 28th around 2:30AM. The Deputy witnessed a driver pass […]

Driver Fleeing Police Crashes into Berkley Home

June 29th 2017

Driver Fleeing Police Crashes into Berkley Home (Royal Oak Police, June 29, 2017) Berkley, MI – A 20-year-old Pontiac man with outstanding warrants was arrested after having lead Royal Oak Police on a pursuit that ended in a crash. On Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7:51 p.m., a Royal Oak officer attempted to stop a […]

Video Shows Driver of Van Stopping Suspect in Ferndale Police Chase

June 13th 2017

Video Shows Driver of Van Stopping Suspect in Ferndale Police Chase (Ferndale Police, June 13, 2017) Ferndale, MI – On Friday, 06/09/17 at about 9:30 p.m. Ferndale police arrested a man who fled in a vehicle, and was caught after a citizen ran head on into the suspect in order to stop him. The arrested […]

Springfield Twp Hit and Run Suspect’s Vehicle Type Identified, Police Seek Tips

June 6th 2017

Hit and Run Suspect’s Vehicle Type Identified, Police Seek Tips (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 6, 2017) Springfield Township, MI –The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate a fatal hit and run crash that occurred upon Ormond Road south of French Lane on June 3, 2017 at 1:30 AM. A […]

Motorcyclist Dead after Hitting Deer then Being Run Over, Police Seeking Driver

June 3rd 2017

Motorcyclist Dead after Hitting Deer then Being Run Over, Police Seeking Driver (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 3, 2017) Springfield Twp, MI – The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Springfield Township Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash.  The traffic crash occurred on Ormond Road south of French Lane at […]

Man Dead in Crash Near State Fair

March 20th 2017

Man Dead in Crash Near State Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 20, 2017) Detroit, MI – A 72-year-old man was killed at about 2:30pm Monday when a vehicle with two women in it struck his red pickup truck on Woodward Ave.  near State Fair.  According to a report by Fox 2, police had attempted to […]

Man Killed in Crash Making U Turn…

September 6th 2016

Man Killed in Crash Making U Turn at Grange Hall Road I-75 Off Ramp (Michigan State Police, Sept. 6, 2016) Holly Township, MI – On September 5, 2016 at approximately 5 20 AM troopers from the Metro North Post were dispatched to a traffic crash at southbound I 75 and Groveland Road in Holly Township. […]

Police Chief Says Drop the “A” Word, Crashes are Preventable

June 1st 2016

Police Chief Says Drop the “A” Word, Crashes are Preventable (Guest View, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, June 1, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – There is a growing group of traffic safety specialists who are advocating a change from using the word “accident” to describe traffic crashes.  Using “accident” implies that the incident was […]

Semi Truck Rolled Sideways on I-75/M-24 Interchange

February 17th 2016

Semi Truck Rolled Sideways on I-75/M-24 Interchange (Auburn Hills Police, Feb. 17, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – On February 17, 2016, at approximately 1:30 pm the Auburn Hills Police Department responded a tractor and trailer overturned on the interchange from I-75 to northbound M-24 (Lapeer Road). The tractor and trailer came to rest on the […]

Crashing in Ferndale: Report Shows Accident Rates, Causes and More

February 6th 2013

In the three-year reporting period, there was a total of 1065 accidents. These included one reported fatality and 16 incapacitating injuries. There were 25 accidents involving bicyclists and 19 involving pedestrians