WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a serious single-car crash in West Bloomfield Wednesday morning.
Around 4 a.m. Wednesday, a Farmington Hills police officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on northbound Northwestern Highway and 13 Mile. The vehicle drove away at a high rate of speed and the pursuit was terminated.
Police say a short time later, a fatal vehicle accident occurred at 14 Mile and Orchard Lake Rd in West Bloomfield. The male driver died, while the female passenger suffered injuries. Police have not released what initiated the chase.