Deadly Semi Accident On I-94

Posted at 3:19 PM, Jun 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-04 22:58:24-04

Sent by Emmett Township Dept of Public Safety

EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Emmett DPS and Michigan State Police responded to the scene of a fatal semi accident in which a semi went across the median across I-94 and into a ditch.

Michigan State Police say that the semi was headed Eastbound when is left the roadway for unknown reasons. It crossed the median, through the cable barrier and then went into oncoming traffic before going into the trees. The driver was a 31 year-old male from Toronto, Canada. He was ejected from the vehicle when it crashed and was pronounced dead at the scene. MSP also say that the speed at the time of the impact was about 40 mph.

The accident is under investigation. No other vehicles where involved.