Motorcyclist Crashes While Fleeing Police
Michigan State Police are investigating an incident in which a motorcyclist fled police and crashed. On Thursday around 10:40 p.m., troopers from the MSP Flint Post attempted to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation on Woodbridge Street near Flushing Road in Flint. According to a news release from the MSP, the troopers activated the patrol car’s overhead lights and siren, but the motorcyclist refused to stop and proceeded through a stop sign without yielding. The motorcyclist then crossed into the northbound lane of traffic, colliding with an oncoming vehicle. The 31-year-old driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital, but later died. A firearm and approximately $2,900 in cash was found at the crash site. The occupant of the vehicle he struck were not injured. The investigation is ongoing.