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Two Innocent Bystanders Killed During Suspected Drag Race On 7 Mile Road

An investigation is ongoing.

May 15, 2019 - 8:25 am

(WWJ) Two innocent bystanders are dead after a car accident near 7 Mile and Coyle Tuesday night that police believe could be the result of a drag race gone bad.

According to multiple reports, a female driver and a 61-year old male passenger were pulling out of a Savon store parking lot on Detroit's northwest side when another car hit them at a high rate of speed.

The man driving the other car initially fled the scene, but was later apprehended by Detroit police.

Police said it appears the suspect may have been involved in a drag race on 7 Mile Road.

An investigation is ongoing.