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1 child dead, 2 others critically injured in crash in Detroit

Posted at 5:23 PM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 16:37:55-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police say a child was killed, two other kids were critically injured and two adults were critically injured in a crash on Friday afternoon.

According to police, it happened on 8 Mile near Stratford around 2:04 p.m.

Police say a Dodge Challenger was driving at a high rate of speed down 8 Mile and disregarded a traffic signal, hitting a white Ford Escape and then hitting a building.

A 2-year-old boy was killed in the crash, and a 4-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl are in critical condition. A 63-year-old woman driving the Escape is in critical condition, and a 29-year-old man driving the Dodge Challenger is also in critical condition.

We're told the children were in the car with the driver of the Challenger.