SHELBY TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – M-53, the Van Dyke Expressway, was closed to traffic for the morning commute on Monday, following a fatal accident.
According to police, a pedestrian was hit by a car in the southbound lanes of traffic near the 22 Mile Road bridge.
Police shut down southbound M-53, from 23 Mile Road to M-59, for hours for an investigation. At 9:30 a.m., traffic was backed up for miles — but the freeway has since reopened.
It’s still not clear how the victim ended up in traffic; and there were no details immediately available about the victim.
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