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8-year-old boy in critical condition after mini bike, car collision in Detroit

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Posted at 5:01 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-02 17:03:49-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating these accidents that happened in the city of Detroit overnight.

Here is the preliminary information from the Detroit Police Department:

Fatal Accident on W. 7 Mile Road & Gilchrist

On May 2 around 4:05 a.m., a male driver was operating a 2002 Dodge Caravan and traveling west on 7 Mile Road when he rear-ended a parked semi tractor trailer truck, causing critical injuries to himself and fatally wounding his 24-year-old male passenger.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital.

The circumstances surrounding this incident are still being investigated, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

Critical Accident on 17900 Block of Woodward

On May 1 around 5:15 p.m. in the 17900 block of Woodward, the driver of a black Cadillac was traveling north on Woodward, when an 8-year old boy on a mini-bike rode into the crosswalk against the red traffic signal, causing a collision.

The child was taken to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Police say the circumstances surrounding this incident are still being investigated.

If you have any information call Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.