Five-vehicle crash on I-94 leaves one dead

Ariana Taylor
The Detroit News

Officials have closed westbound Interstate 94 at Interstate 96 due to a five-car crash that left one person dead Wednesday morning. 

Around 5:25 a.m., Michigan State Police responded to a call about a crash on westbound I-94 near Grand River. Troopers said they initially received a call about a car blocking the left lane on the freeway. 

While officers were on their way to the scene, they received another call about a rollover crash. 

Michigan State Police continue their investigation of a multiple vehicle accident on the I94 at I96 on Tuesday, April 14, 2021.

In preliminary investigations, state police believe a driver involved in the first crash got out of his car and was hit by another vehicle and killed, troopers said. 

The freeway was closed until about 1:30 p.m. for the investigation.