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Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On Detroit's West Side, Other Driver In Critical Condition

DETROIT (WWJ) - A motorcyclist is dead and another driver is clinging to life after a collision on Detroit's west side.

The accident happened just after 2 a.m. Saturday on Michigan Avenue and Larkins Street, in a neighborhood near I-94 and Livernois Avenue.

According to reports, a vehicle was traveling westbound on Michigan Avenue when the driver apparently turned in front of the motorcyclist, who was headed eastbound, causing a collision.

The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

The driver of the vehicle, a woman, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Another passenger in her vehicle was also transported to a hospital, although their condition is unknown.

The road was closed for about four hours while police investigated but has since reopened.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Check for recent incidents now on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.

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