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NEW INFORMATION: 2 children, 1 adult die in Detroit freeway pileups

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

DETROIT (AP) -- Police say one adult and two children have been killed and about others 20 injured in a massive freeway crash in Detroit involving at least two dozen vehicles in icy, snowy conditions.

Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw says the deaths and injuries happened in a chain-reaction crash Thursday morning on a mile-long stretch of Interstate 75 on the southwest side of the city. Shaw says the injured, including children, have been taken to hospitals.

Witnesses describe white-out conditions and slippery roads leading to the crash.

Shaw says many people had to be pulled out of vehicles.
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DETROIT (AP) -- Police say at least three people have been killed and about 20 others injured in a massive freeway crash in Detroit involving at least two dozen vehicles in icy, snowy conditions.

Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw says the deaths and injuries happened in a chain-reaction crash Thursday morning on a mile-long stretch of Interstate 75 on the southwest side of the city. Shaw says the injured, including children, have been taken to hospitals.

Numerous fire engines and ambulances are at the scene. Witnesses describe white-out conditions and slippery roads.

Shaw says many people had to be pulled out of vehicles.


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