While Detroit police did not identify the victim, FOX 2 has confirmed with the morgue and two other sources that Cliff Woodards II is the deceased driver.
The crash happened around 1 a.m. when officers from the 2nd precinct had flipped their lights and sirens on while traveling east on the Jeffries Service Drive.
Traveling in a Ford Explorer, the officers collided with a Lexus IS 250, which was driven by a 58-year-old man heading south on West Chicago.
Cliff Woodards II, a Detroit-based attorney, died following a crash involving Detroit police early Monday morning. He was 58
Medics were requested to the location and eventually transported the 58-year-old Woodard to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Woodard, a local defense attorney, had worked as a former talk show host and radio personality, according to his Facebook page. He studied law at Wayne State University.
The officers involved were also taken to a hospital where they were listed in stable condition.
The DPD's fatal squad is investigating the scene.