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1 injured after crash involving suspected drunk driver on WB I-94 at Telegraph

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Posted at 4:08 AM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 06:23:50-04

(WXYZ) — Westbound I-94 was closed for hours at Telegraph Road due to a crash early Monday morning.

Michigan State Police say that troopers were dispatched to the freeway at Ecorse for an injury crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Mustang broke down on the shoulder of I-94.

Police say a tow truck was on scene getting ready to tow the Mustang when the driver of a Ford Focus drove onto the shoulder and reportedly struck the rear of the Mustang and pushed it into the tow truck.

The driver of the Mustang was trapped inside and had to be cut out of the car. He was transported to the hospital via survival flight.

The driver of the Focus was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. Police say there were no other injuries in the crash.

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