Father, 12-year-old daughter died in an accident in Shelby Township

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 45-year-old Macomb Township man and his 12-year-old daughter died in an accident in the area of ​​21 Mile Road and Van Dyke in Shelby Township.

The Shelby Township Police and Fire Department were dispatched around 6:15 pm on Tuesday evening, involving two vehicles. Police said a vehicle, a Dodge Ram, was engulfed in flames.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the Dodge Ram was traveling north on the Forest Dike, turning left onto 21 Mile Road when a commercial truck on Van Dike turned south, going through 21 Mile Road.

Police said Dodge Ram and his two children, both 12, were taken to a local hospital where he and a child died. The second child is being treated for serious injuries.

Police said the person driving the commercial vehicle was uninhabitable.

This is a continuous investigation.

Any person who was in the area and a witness to the accident was asked to contact the Traffic Services Bureau Sergeant. Joseph Vojik Ext at 586-731-2121. 455.

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