DETROIT (WWJ) – Three people are hospitalized, one of whom is fighting for their life, after a high-speed rollover crash along I-75 in Detroit.

The accident happened around 4 a.m. Friday on southbound I-75 just south of the Holbrook Avenue overpass.

According to Michigan State Police, a SUV was travelling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, swerved into the path of a semi-truck and was struck. The SUV then rolled over and struck the embankment.

A container on the semi also slid off the truck, spilling metal parts out onto the freeway.

Three people were transported to the hospital from the SUV. The driver and one passenger have minor injuries, while another passenger is in critical condition. The truck driver was uninjured.

During the crash investigation, police say troopers located marijuana and a stolen gun. An investigation is ongoing.

It took crews about four hours to clear the debris from the roadway before reopening all lanes 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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