21-year-old man killed in crash that left car wrapped around tree

- A horrific crash on Detroit's west side took the life of 21-year-old Aaron Harris and left two others seriously injured, including an 18-year-old.

The accident happened Tuesday on Sorrento, near Seven mile and Outer Drive.

Detroit Police say it appears the driver was going up to 90 miles per hour on the residential street, which led to them crashing into a parked vehicle, and ended with the car wrapped around a tree. There was 25 mile per hour speed limit sign posted where the crash happened.

However, the owner of the Malibu the three people were driving in - claims speeding was not a factor.

"Basically, my car went out of control.  Like the back of my car, it swerved. My tire was messed up on my car - so it lost control, and it ran into a Jeep, and the car wrapped around the tree. Who was driving? I don't know," said Sharonda Hubert, via the phone.

The uncle of Aaron Harris came to the scene on Tuesday, understandably in shock at the time when he learned his nephew died.

"His moms called me. She said your nephew, he got a bad emergency so, I came out here, and this is the result. This is just unexplainable," said Fred Harris, deceased victim's Uncle.

There was also a fourth victim in that parked vehicle, a 47 year old woman.

Detroit police say she was also taken to the hospital, last listed in temporary serious condition.

At this time, speed still appears to be the cause of the accident. Stay with Fox 2 for updates. 

 

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