Man charged after fatal wrong-way crash that killed motorcyclists on I-96 in Detroit
DETROIT (FOX 2) - A driver is facing charges after he is accused of hitting a motorcycle while driving the wrong way on I-96 in Detroit last month.
Original Report: Wrong-way driver kills woman on motorcycle
Mitchell J. Dukes, 33, of Hamburg, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of operating under the influence causing death.
Police allege Dukes was traveling west on the eastbound side of the freeway around 3:15 a.m. July 31 when he hit a motorcycle ridden by a man and a woman. The motorcycle caught fire.
According to police, Dukes has a prior alcohol offense. He was given a $500,000 cash bond, no 10%.