DETROIT (WXYZ) - One person is dead and at least two others are injured after an early morning car accident on the city's east side.
Around 12:50 a.m. an elderly male driving a gold Cadillac was making a u-turn on Warren when a man in a burgundy Taurus crashed into him at a high rate of speed.
The elderly man driving the Cadillac died. One male and one female passenger in the Cadillac were taken to the hospital with injuries but are expected to be OK.
The male driver of the Taurus fled the scene. Evidence suggests alcohol may have been a factor.
Police say they have one person in custody in connection with the accident.
STAY WITH WXYZ.COM AND 7 ACTION NEWS FOR UPDATES.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Detroit Headlines
Detroit firefighters battled a house fire near Dubois and Hendrie in Detroit.
The investigation into the cause of a Detroit house fire that killed young brothers continues as loved ones build a makeshift memorial for the young victims.
Northbound M-10 at Clairmount reopened Saturday morning after a serious accident.