Wrong-way driver crashes into several vehicles, injuring 4 in Monroe, Washtenaw counties
WASHTENAW COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State Police is investigating a multi-car crash after a wrong-way driver entered southbound US-23 Tuesday morning.
MSP responded to US-23 near Dundee on May 23 at around 8 a.m. after a wrong-way driver hit several vehicles while traveling northbound on southbound US-23. Police said no pursuit was initiated.
The wrong-way driver, identified as a 38-year-old man from Plymouth, continued on the roadway—striking four more vehicles near Willis Road in Washtenaw County.
Four people, including the wrong-way driver, were transported to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Southbound lanes of US-23 at Wills Road near Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County reopened to one lane at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police believe drugs and alcohol were factors in the crash.
2/2 Vehicle spotted by Milan PD continued driving the wrong direction striking four other vehicles near Willis Rd. 4 subjects to include wrong way driver transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol/Drugs suspected as factor. S/B US-23 closed 2-3 hours. pic.twitter.com/3nh0wkBhGy— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) May 23, 2023
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