1 dead, 2 injured after multi-vehicle crash near Big Beaver in Troy

Posted at 4:52 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 09:05:22-05

TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Troy police are investigating a deadly crash that killed one person and injured two others on Tuesday.

The crash occurred on John R Road near Big Beaver. Police say a silver 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling southbound on John R swerved into northbound lanes, colliding with a gray 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee going northbound.

The second vehicle was then hit by another car that was unable to stop in time, and that car was rear-ended by another car that was also unable to stop in time.

Police say the passenger in the first vehicle, a 27-year-old woman from Warren, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was seated in the front passenger seat at the time of the crash. The driver, a 28-year-old Eastpointe woman, was injured in the crash.

The driver of the second vehicle was also treated for suspected serious injuries, police say. The other drivers involved were not injured.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors.