Fatal bus crash causes closure of I-75 in Detroit

A man was killed in a car and bus accident on Interstate 75. The accident occurred as the car crashed through a retaining barrier and down the embankment before entering the roadway and striking a bus.

According to police officials, the crash occurred at 1:45 a.m. when the man’s Chevrolet Impala hit the side of the bus and rescue crews had to work to extract the man from the car.

The southbound lanes of the roadway were closed for nearly seven hours while rescue crews cleaned up and police officials investigated. There were no other passengers on the bus, but the driver did suffer non-life threatening injuries. It is unknown what caused the crash at this time.

Motor vehicle accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.