Vehicle Crashes Into Crane In Construction Zone, Driver Killed

HARRISON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Authorities say a driver was killed when their vehicle went through a construction barricade and collided with a crane on a freeway exit ramp.

The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday on the westbound I-94 ramp to Shook Road in Harrison Township.

A single vehicle crashed head-on into a crane that was in a construction area. Other circumstances leading up to the crash weren’t immediately clear.

A 29-year-old man was killed in the crash. The vehicle is registered out of Hamtramck, but no further information on the victim was released.

It’s unknown whether or not alcohol played a role in the crash.

The ramp remains closed as police continue to investigate the scene.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Check for recent incidents now on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.

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