DETROIT (CBS Detroit) — A stranded motorist was injured after he reportedly jumped out of a car, striking a moving vehicle on Interstate 94 in Detroit, according to Michigan State Police.
MSP tweeted that troopers first encountered the man at about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday on westbound I-94 at Moross Road. Officials say troopers checked on the man “who would not talk them or roll down his window” and just gave them “a thumbs up.”READ MORE: UAW Votes For Direct Election Of Leaders In Wake Of Scandal
An hour later, at about 8:45 p.m., a woman driving westbound reported the man in the stranded car opening his door. She started to slow down and move over when she saw him “jump out” and strike her vehicle, according to MSP.READ MORE: 9 Lawyers Allied With Trump Ordered To Pay Detroit, Michigan $175K In Sanctions
Police say the man, who is now considered a pedestrian, had minor injuries, was alert and talking to troopers.
He was transported to a hospital for evaluation.MORE NEWS: Michigan House Votes To Increase Funding For School Resource Officers After Oxford High School Shooting
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11/09/2021, 8:45 PM
WB I-94 Fwy & Moross Rd, City of Detroit
At 7:30 PM, Troopers checked on a stranded motorist who would not talk them or roll down his window. The occupant just gave them a thumbs up. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/3T17w4tcQ0
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) November 10, 2021