DETROIT, MICHIGAN (December 29, 2016) – A man was killed when his SUV collided with a DDOT bus on Thursday morning on Gratiot Avenue, according to several local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 6:30 am on Gratiot Avenue near Jane Avenue. An SUV traveling northbound on Gratiot reportedly swerved into the southbound lanes and struck a bus head on.
The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. Five people on board the bus suffered injuries as well and were hospitalized for evaluation. The investigation into this accident is ongoing as authorities attempt to piece together what happened.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.