Driver Killed in Oakland County Crash

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – A 26-year-old Commerce Township man was killed when his pickup truck hit a guard rail early Friday morning on Square Lake Road in Bloomfield Township.fatal crash 1000

On July 16th, 2016, at approximately 7:25 a.m., a 2007 Chevy Impala driven by a 27-year-old man from St. Clair Shores collided with a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup driven by the 26-year-old from Commerce Township, according to police.  The 26-year old driver was thrown from the Ford F-150 after it was hit by a Chevy Impala. The truck then hit a guard rail and then rolled over into the median, just west of Opdyke Rd.

Investigators said it appears the man was not wearing a seatbelt.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The driver of the Impala was not injured.

Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

As an investigation by the Bloomfield Township Traffic Investigations Unit continues, police are looking for witnesses.  Anyone with information is asked to call 248-433-7749.

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