Serious accident closes 17 Mile, northbound Mound Road, driver in critical condition.

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) - A serious accident in Sterling Heights has 17 Mile and northbound Mound Road closed.

Police say the accident happened around 10 a.m. this morning when a driver hit the light pole and then rolled over.

According to police, the 39-year-old man appeared to be having problems about a half-mile before the crash. He was taken to Troy Beaumont and is in critical condition.

DTE Energy is on scene and will be out there for a while fixing the light pole, along with MDOT and the Macomb County Road Commission.

Police believe the accident might have happened because the driver had a medical condition

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