SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) – According to local police, a father and his 12-year-old daughter have both died in a Macomb Township vehicle accident, including a commercial truck.
The fatal crash occurred around 6:15 pm Tuesday evening in the area of Van Dyke and 21 Mile Road. A Dodge Ram truck, being driven by the father, and a commercial vehicle collided within the intersection, police say. The hoax was completely engulfed in flames.
Inside Dodge was a 45-year-old father and his two children, both aged 12. One of the 12-year-old children, a girl with a father, died in the accident. The other 12-year-old child is in hospital with serious injuries.
After a preliminary investigation, it was found that the Dodge truck was traveling northbound on Van Dyke and turned left on 21 Mile Road. The commercial truck was going south on Van Dyke and was going through the intersection at 12 Mile Road when it collided.
Police say the driver of the commercial vehicle was suffering. He was interviewed on the scene and pending the outcome of the investigation.
If you were in the area and a witness to the accident, the police would like you to contact them at 586-731-2121. 455.