DETROIT (WXYZ) - 8 Mile is back open following a serious accident that shut down both directions of the road at Van Dyke in Detroit.
Police tell 7 Action News that a Red Chevy Impala was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed when it slammed into a gold Pontiac Grand Prix.
The force of the impact tore the engine and transmission out of the Grand Prix. It also sent the Impala into the westbound lanes of 8 Mile.
The driver of the Impala was seen getting out of the car. He has been identified as a man in his mid 20s. Officers say he is in temporary serious condition and that he is not talking to police at this time.
The driver of the Pontiac is in critical condition. She has been identified as a woman in her 30s.
Police are on the scene. They say they have not ruled out alcohol for either driver at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.
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