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33-year-old woman killed, 3 kids taken to hospital following Detroit crash

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Posted at 6:52 PM, Aug 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-01 22:50:32-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A 33 year-old woman is dead and three children were taken to the hospital after a man driving a stolen vehicle crashed into their vehicle on Detroit's east side.

The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday in the area of Chalmers and Seymour, according to police. The suspect, an 18-year-old man, was driving a stolen Dodge Challenger at a high rate of speed when it collided with the victim's Chevrolet Trailblazer.

The driver and a male passenger were taken into custody and was conveyed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A weapon was also recovered from the stolen vehicle.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The three children in her vehicle — ages 12, 5 and 5 — were taken to a local hospital and are listed in stable condition.

The Detroit Police Department is asking anyone with information pertaining to the crash to call the Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad Unit at ‪313-596-2260, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.