Driver seriously injured Monday in crash on I-75 in northern Oakland County
Michigan State Police said Metro North troopers were on the scene of a rollover crash Monday afternoon after a driver lost control and his vehicle left the road on Interstate 75 in northern Oakland County.
A male driver in a Jeep Liberty was seriously injured after his Jeep ran off the road on northbound Interstate 75 at Davisburg Road at about 3:30 p.m., MSP tweeted Monday. The car careened onto the left shoulder then into the median ditch, where it rolled over and came to rest blocking the left lane of southbound I-75, police said.
The driver became trapped in the Jeep, police said. Springfield fire crews and Oakland County Sheriff's deputies assisted along with MPS.
Due to the driver's injuries, he was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Another vehicle was struck by debris in the crash, police said.
Northbound I-75 was briefly closed and southbound I-75 was restricted during the investigation of the crash to one lane until about 5:41 p.m.