Police said the 18-month-old girl was outside for at least 45 minutes and was wearing only a diaper.
MDOT says an investigation is ongoing to figure out what went wrong…
“It appears that Warren was the epicenter of the disaster. There’s at least 1,000-plus cars abandoned on the thoroughfares of Warren,” Fouts said Tuesday morning.
The woman died Monday evening in Macomb County amid record-breaking rainfall.
All animals are secure and there are no concerns with animal welfare at this time, officials said.
Things are so bad in Warren, Mayor Jim Fouts wants the National Guard to come assist residents dealing with the storm’s aftermath.
From Royal Oak to Downriver, homeowners have reported in droves that their basements have withstood a few inches to a few feet worth of floodwater.
According to police, many streets south of Ten Mile Road are still water-covered and flooded after about three inches of rain fell within an hour.
If you’re going to be out and about in metro Detroit on Wednesday, don’t forget to bring an umbrella.
More rain expected as we make our way toward the Memorial Day weekend.