Off-duty police officer involved in Detroit crash near 7 Mile

Posted at 7:07 AM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-23 10:40:15-04

10:35 a.m.

Detroit police say the off-duty officer ignored a red light, made a left-hand turn and struck another vehicle this morning near Woodward and 7 Mile. 

The driver of the other vehicle reportedly then careened into a SMART bus that was unloading. No one on the bus was hurt, according to police.

 Police say four people were in the vehicle that was hit by the off-duty officer. They were all transported to a local hospital and are currently listed in stable condition. 

The officer was also transported to the hospital and is listed in serious condition. 

8:35 a.m.


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7:41 a.m.

Lanes are blocked near Woodward and 7 Mile following the accident involving an off-duty officer.



7:31 a.m.

An off-duty officer has been involved in a crash on Detroit's west side, police sources confirm to 7 Action News. 

The accident occurred near W. 7 Mile and Woodward. 

No word yet on the extent of the officer's injuries.