Utah semi driver indicted in fatal I-75 crash

A semi pins a passenger car on I-75S at the ramp to I-475W.
A semi pins a passenger car on I-75S at the ramp to I-475W.(WTVG)
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:09 PM EDT|Updated: Dec. 7, 2022 at 1:59 PM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Lucas County grand jury returned an indictment for vehicular homicide against a Utah man involved in an Oct. 2021 crash on I-75.

Hakim Niazi, 36, was traveling westbound on the ramp from I-75 North to I-475 West when he driver lost control and traveled across the median, striking another vehicle.

According to a spokesperson for the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department, it took about 75 minutes for rescue workers to free the driver of the car.

41-year-old Michael McCarter, of Toledo, died as a result of the crash.

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