(TAUT DETROIT) – Michigan State Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that injured two people on Belle Isle in Detroit on Monday.
A 23-year-old man from Ypsilanti was located and taken into custody.
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Police say the driver of a four-door Mercury left the roadway while driving on Riverbank Drive and drove onto the beach, killing two people.
The driver fled.
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The victims were identified as a 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl. Both were seriously injured in the crash and remain in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing and will be handed over to the prosecutor for review.
Belle Isle was closed for a few hours on Memorial Day due to maximum vehicle capacity being reached and after the hit-and-run, the entrance to the island was blocked.
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