Police release details of body in street following crash at I-94 westbound and Telegraph

Posted at 5:59 AM, Sep 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-29 14:35:17-04

UPDATE: Michigan State Police have identified the body found at the scene of a vehicle crash at I-94 westbound and Telegraph. 

Officers tweeted that a 36-year-old man was traveling eastbound I-94 near Middlebelt, when he lost control, crossed the median and hit the guardrail on the I-94 westbound side. 

The 36-year-old male driver was hit by a car when he got out of his vehicle and tried to cross the westbound lanes. Police say his body was then hit several times by unknown vehicles. Officers pronounced him dead at the scene. 

The 39-year-old driver that struck the 36-year-old victim did stop and was interviewed by police.

Officers suspect "driving under the influence of marijuana may be a factor in this incident."

MDOT says all lanes at westbound I-94 and Telegraph have reopened. 

 The investigation is ongoing. 


The westbound lanes of I-94 are closed at Telegraph after an early-morning crash.

According to MDOT, the crash happened Saturday after 2 a.m. MDOT first reported the crash closer to Metro Airport, at I-94 and Middlebelt in Romulus.

Right now, there’s no word on any injuries. 

Stay with for updates as this story develops.