Police say the two women killed over the weekend on I-75 were childhood friends.
They have been identified as 22-year-old Shelby Seyburn of Commerce Townshipand 23-year-old Sydney Zaleski of White Lake Township.
The two were killed and 8 others were injured Saturday morning in a serious crash involving 5 vehicles at I-75 near Mack Avenue in Detroit.
It happened at about 11 a.m. on the southbound lanes of I-75.
.Preliminary information on I 75 crash: Two vehicles involved with two persons killed. No further at this time. Investigation on going pic.twitter.com/v2v82WWiFP
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 3, 2017
Police said the preliminary investigation reveals road rage may have caused the crash.
Michael Williams said he was headed downtown when he witnessed the crash. He said he noticed a driver yelling and cutting people off.
"He asked a person, 'Why the "f---" did you do that,'" Williams said.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Michigan State Police Metro South Post at 734-287-5000.
The crash is still under investigation.