Car slams through MDOT building in Taylor, driver dies

Posted at 5:17 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 07:33:55-04

(WXYZ) — A car slammed through a building overnight Tuesday in Taylor.

It happened near I-94 and Telegraph. Video from our photographer on scene shows tire tracks through a large area of grass before going into the building.

The building is actually part of the Michigan Department of Transportation and is located off of the exit ramp from I-94 to Telegraph.

According to Michigan State Police, investigation found a man exited westbound I-94 at Telegraph, drove across the road, over a grassy area and into the building.

Emergency workers removed the victim from his car and attempted CPR.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and police say it's possible he suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.