Wrong-way driver crashes into several vehicles, injuring 4 in Monroe, Washtenaw counties

(Michigan State Police)
Published: May. 23, 2023 at 11:06 AM EDT
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WASHTENAW COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State Police is investigating a multi-car crash after a wrong-way driver entered southbound US-23 Tuesday morning.

MSP responded to US-23 near Dundee on May 23 at around 8 a.m. after a wrong-way driver hit several vehicles while traveling northbound on southbound US-23. Police said no pursuit was initiated.

The wrong-way driver, identified as a 38-year-old man from Plymouth, continued on the roadway—striking four more vehicles near Willis Road in Washtenaw County.

Four people, including the wrong-way driver, were transported to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Southbound lanes of US-23 at Wills Road near Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County reopened to one lane at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police believe drugs and alcohol were factors in the crash.

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