(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 37-year-old driver was killed instantly. His next of kin has not been notified. The semi driver was not hurt. This crash is pending further investigation.— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) April 20, 2020
The semi driver was not hurt.
Crash on NB I-275— MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) April 20, 2020
Location: NB I-275 at Ford Rd
Lanes Blocked: All Lanes
Event Type: Crash
Event Message: Freeway closed
Officials continue to investigate.
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