Elderly Clinton Township driver dies in crash with tractor trailer
An elderly Clinton Township driver is dead after being involved in a crash with a semitrailer.
Clinton Township Police say a silver 2005 Buick Century and a semitrailer collided at about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at 19 Mile and Garfield.
The Buick was traveling west on 19 Mile and the truck was going north on Garfield when the Buick struck the trailer and became lodged underneath. The Buick’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police were trying to determine who had the green light at the intersection of the roads, both of which have 45 mph speed limits.
The truck stopped and waited on the scene for emergency personnel to arrive. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash for the truck driver, according to the police’s preliminary investigation.
Anyone who saw the crash or has information about it is asked to call police at (586)493-7800 or Sgt. C. Allis at (586) 615-2525.