Sources tell WWJ the incident involves a pedestrian who apparently jumped to their death from an overpass.
“The box truck left the freeway, jumped the guardrail and ended up on its side down in the ditch.”
As troopers were making their way to the area, police started receiving more calls that a car had struck another vehicle head-on at westbound I-696 and Coolidge Highway.
“So far we’re still probably, kind of at the same point where were last night,” Lt. Mike Shaw said.
A Michigan State Police trooper suffered minor injuries in three-car accident Tuesday morning.
Michigan State Police say alcohol and fatigue may have played a part in the accident.
A scary accident along I-696 in Warren shut the freeway down on Halloween.
A truck fire caused problems for commuters traveling I-696 Thursday morning.
Jim Fouts says weeds are growing as high as 6 feet along the I-696 service drive.
Police say a 27-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man was critically injured when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver on I-696.