Northbound I-275 now open at Ford Rd. after deadly crash

Posted at 6:26 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 07:55:15-04

(WXYZ) — Northbound I-275 is now open at Ford Road in Plymouth after a deadly crash.

The freeway was shut down for hours Monday morning.

Michigan State Police says troopers were dispatched to the crash near Ann Arbor Road at approximately 2 a.m.

Police say a tractor trailer was parked with its hazard lights activated on the right shoulder of the freeway. A passenger car driven by a 37-year-old man from Milford drove off the roadway and struck the rear of the trailer, police say.

The 37-year-old driver was killed instantly, police say.

The semi driver was not hurt.

Officials continue to investigate.

Stay with 7 Action News for updates.