Police: Medical condition caused fatal I-75 crash that killed 2 people

- Police say a driver's medical condition is what led to a fatal crash on I-75 Tuesday afternoon in Detroit.

Michigan State Police say that the driver of a pickup truck had a medical condition and lost control on the northbound side near Schaefer and struck a car, killing two people inside.

The people inside the car was idling on the center median of the freeway at the time of the crash. The driver and backseat passenger, both women, died. The front seat passenger in the car is hospitalized in serious condition.

The driver of the truck was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

In the moments leading up to the car being struck, police say the truck had been driving erratically, likely as a result of the medical situation.

By 8 p.m. the accident scene was cleared and police reopened the northbound side.

Police are not giving details about the medical condition that caused the driver to crash and have not released the names of the victims in the car. 

A semi-truck which appeared to be involved in images from SkyFOX was not a part of the accident. Police say the driver blocked traffic around the accident scene, so the two vehicles could not be hit by other drivers. 

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available. Dave Spencer will have more at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on air and online.
 

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