2 killed after their SUV hits semi-truck causing I-75 closure in Detroit at Clay

Two people are dead after an SUV crashed into the rear of a semi-truck on I-75 northbound in Detroit Tuesday afternoon, according to Michigan State Police.

The 64-year-old driver from Oxford and his 53-year-old passenger from Rochester Hills were transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital where they died from their injuries. 

Michigan State Police said that the driver of the SUV lost control before crashing into the truck on the freeway near Clay.

MDOT first reported the closure just after 4 p.m.  

The freeway remains closed as the investigation continues, according to MSP. Also closed is the westbound I-94 ramp to NB I-75.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.

Snapshot from MDOT

Snapshot from MDOT

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