Teen dies after head-on collision in Harrison Township

Posted at 9:52 AM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 12:33:20-05

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office says an 18-year-old Chesterfield Township man died after a head-on collision in Harrison Township early Monday morning.

According to deputies, it happened around 2:45 a.m. Monday on North River Rd. between Bridgeview and I-94.

Deputies say the man was driving a 2007 BMW eastbound when he tried to pass another vehicle. When the man passed the center line, he collided with a 2010 Chevy Malibu, killing the BMW driver.

A 19-year-old from New Baltimore was driving the Malibu and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 19-year-old from Harrison Township was driving the vehicle that got passed. They were not injured but the vehicle was damaged.

It is not clear if alcohol was a factor in the crash.