INGHAM COUNTY, MI — Two children from Grand Rapids, ages 8 and 9, died after a vehicle driven by their father crashed on I-96 east of Lansing, police said.
Sheriff: 2 Grand Rapids children die in crash after father loses control
Ingham County sheriffs deputies said they responded about 9 p.m. Friday, March 8 to a crash on eastbound I-96 east of Zimmer Road in Wheatfield Township.
WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two children have died and their father seriously hurt after he lost control of the car in which they were riding and struck a tree on Interstate 96 southeast of Lansing.
Witnesses told deputies the 29-year-old was driving aggressively and attempting to pass vehicles on the road shoulder when he lost control of the vehicle. It went off the road backwards and struck a tree.
Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the crash and has not already talked with investigators to call the Ingham County Sheriffs Office at 517-676-8251.