Suspected drunken driver causes multi-car wreck - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Suspected drunken driver causes multi-car wreck, four young kids injured

Posted: Updated:
At the scene near Seven Mile Road and Hubbell Street At the scene near Seven Mile Road and Hubbell Street
(WJBK) -

A blue SUV was speeding down Seven Mile Road near Hubbell Street in Detroit when it slammed into the back of a truck stopped at an intersection, police say. The impact sent the truck into a median and the SUV flew through the air, rolling over and sideswiped another vehicle going through the intersection. The SUV came to a stop when it crashed on top of a red car.

You can see the SUV sitting on top of the red car in video obtained by Fox 2 crews.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to see the video in Fox 2's Andrea Isom's report

In all, four vehicles and ten people were involved in the crash. Five of those people were children and four of those children were taken to the hospital. The children are aged one, two, three and four years old.

Their injuries are all superficial, meaning minor cuts, scrapes and bruises, so all are expected to be okay.

The driver of the SUV is suspected to have been drunk at the time of the collision. He was arrested at the scene.

  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Man shot, killed during carjacking on Detroit's west side

    Man shot, killed during carjacking on Detroit's west side

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:37:16 GMT
    A man was shot to death in an attempted carjacking on Detroit's west side, according to police.
    A man was shot to death in an attempted carjacking on Detroit's west side, according to police.
  • Man accused of calling taxi to move a body

    Man accused of calling taxi to move a body

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:20:50 GMT
    A mother is struggling with the fact that her 21-year-old daughter lost her battle with drug addiction, and then she learns the despicable lengths two people went to get rid of her child's body.
    A mother is struggling with the fact that her 21-year-old daughter lost her battle with drug addiction, and then she learns the despicable lengths two people went to get rid of her child's body.
  • Detroit teen recovering after basketball accident at park

    Detroit teen recovering after basketball accident at park

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:03:32 GMT
    A Detroit teen is seriously hurt after an accident at a detroit park. He has a long road to recovery ahead, but has a strong support system that isn't giving up hope.
    A Detroit teen is seriously hurt after an accident at a detroit park. He has a long road to recovery ahead, but has a strong support system that isn't giving up hope.

Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices