ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – Authorities say a 29-year-old man was seriously injured when his car flipped and crashed along I-696.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday on eastbound I-696 at the Woodward Avenue overpass in Royal Oak.

Police say the Detroit man was traveling too fast and lost control of his vehicle, which struck a cement wall and then overturned.

The victim was transported to Beaumont Hospital with serious injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

The eastbound lanes of I-696 were closed as police were investigating the scene, but have since reopened to traffic.

Know before you go: Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest forecast during traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. See live, local radar at this link; and check for accidents on local freeways here.


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