One dead in early morning hit-and-run in Detroit

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.

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