33-car pileup on 696; 4 killed in Sunday crashes - KMSP-TV

33-car pileup on 696; 4 killed in Sunday crashes

Posted: Updated:
33 cars were involved in several pileups on 696 near Warren Sunday 33 cars were involved in several pileups on 696 near Warren Sunday
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

State Police were busy on the roads Sunday responding to spinouts, chain reaction crashes and at least three deadly accidents. 696 westbound was closed for several hours near Warren after multiple pileups involving 33 cars. Only minor injuries are reported.

Click on the video player to watch Robin Schwartz's report.

Four people died in three others crashes across Metro Detroit.

2 killed on I-94 in Allen Park

Michigan State Police are investigating a crash that occurred on westbound I-94 near Pelham Road around 3:50 a.m. Sunday morning.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a 2002 Nissan traveling westbound lost control of the vehicle exiting the freeway and striking the guardrail end broadside. Both the driver and a front seat passenger were pronounced dead on the scene. A back seat passenger was transported to Oakwood Hospital.

Alcohol involvement is unknown. The roadway was clear and dry at the time of the crash. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. No names are being released until next of kin have been notified.

1 killed in two-car accident in Monroe

The Monroe Police Department is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred in the area of E. Grove and N. Monroe St. around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

Initial investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling westbound on E. Grove struck another vehicle in the roadway and came to rest at the west curb of N. Monroe St. Police say a medical issue may have contributed to the crash.

The name of the sole victim is being withheld pending further investigation. The driver of the second vehicle was uninjured. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash should contact the Monroe Police Department at 734-243-7500.

Young woman killed in Detroit

A young woman lost control of her car on Gratiot and McClellan around 6:20am and struck another car. The driver, about 20 years old, was ejected from her vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt and refused medical help.

  • Robin SchwartzRobin SchwartzMore>>

  • Documents show GM delayed recall of Saturn Ion

    Documents show GM delayed recall of Saturn Ion

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-20 23:39:37 GMT
    Government documents show General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims. The documents, posted on the NHTSA's website Saturday, show yet another delay by GM in recalling unsafe vehicles.
    Government documents show General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims. The documents, posted on the NHTSA's website Saturday, show yet another delay by GM in recalling unsafe vehicles.
  • Judge sentences man whose daughter died in raid

    Judge sentences man whose daughter died in raid

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:12:36 GMT
    A Detroit man whose daughter was accidentally killed by police during a raid has been sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a teenager.
    A Detroit man whose daughter was accidentally killed by police during a raid has been sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a teenager.
  • FOXe report: Smart meter concerns

    FOXe report: Smart meter concerns

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:53:23 GMT
    DTE Energy crews have installed smart meters, or advanced meters, on 1.5 million homes across Michigan. The new meters are an advancement in technology and can be read remotely by radio signals, but some homeowners say the meters are intrusive and dangerous.
    DTE Energy crews have installed smart meters, or advanced meters, on 1.5 million homes across Michigan. The new meters are an advancement in technology and can be read remotely by radio signals, but some homeowners say the meters are intrusive and dangerous.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:46:19 GMT
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
  • Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:43:01 GMT
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
  • Recall: Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

    Recall: Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:36:39 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages.
    Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices