Driver Dead After Crash with Semi Truck on Telegraph
(Bloomfield Township Police, Sept. 14, 2022)
Bloomfield Township, MI – On September 13, 2022, at approximately 9:30pm, the Bloomfield Township Police Department investigated a fatal traffic crash near Telegraph Road and the Old Telegraph Road interaction.
Officers arrived on scene to find a heavily damaged Semi-Truck in the roadway of northbound Telegraph Rd and a heavily damaged SUV in a wooded area across the street. Initial investigation indicates the driver of the SUV attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Telegraph Rd from southbound Old Telegraph Rd without yielding the right of way.
As the SUV crossed northbound Telegraph, the Semi-Truck struck the SUV on the driver’s door, sending the SUV across Telegraph Rd and into the woods.
The lone occupant and driver of the SUV was deceased when officers and rescue personnel arrived. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured. The Bloomfield Township Police Department was assisted on the scene by the Bloomfield Township Fire Department, and police officers from Bloomfield Hills DPS, Sylvan Lake, Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, and Troy.
The incident is currently still under investigation by Bloomfield Township Traffic Investigators. If anyone has information related to this crash, please call 248-433-7755