DETROIT (WWJ) – Authorities say a woman who died after crashing into a semi-truck on I-75 near the Ambassador Bridge was possibly texting and driving.
The accident happened around 7:45 p.m. Thursday on the Ambassador Bridge ramp off northbound I-75.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
Police say a semi-truck was stopped in the right lane waiting to cross the bridge to Canada when it was struck from behind by a 2007 Chevy Impala, driven by a 67-year-old woman.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
The woman had to be extricated from her vehicle. She was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police say based on their initial investigation, it appears the woman may have been distracted by her cellphone. Her name was not released.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
Northbound I-75 was shut down for two hours while police investigated the scene, but has since reopened.