A Lansing man is dead after a Nov. 30 two-car accident on westbound I-96, west of Highland Road in Howell Township.
Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the accident scene at approximately 11:44 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. A preliminary investigation showed that a 2011 Infiniti G37 and a 2015 Motor Coach were traveling west on I-96 when the vehicles sideswiped each other. The Infiniti left the roadway, striking several trees in the median. The driver of the Infiniti, a 43-year-old Lansing resident, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Livingston County EMS.
The Motor Coach driver was a 48-year-old Dearborn Heights resident. The Motor coach driver and the eight passengers in the coach were not injured and refused medical treatment. Both lanes of westbound I-96 remained closed for approximately five hours during the investigation.
It is unknown if alcohol and /or drugs were involved; however it is believed speed was a factor in the accident.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by personnel from the Howell Fire Department , Howell Police Department, Fowlerville Fire Department, Fowlerville Police Department, MDOT, and Livingston County EMS