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Woman taken to Detroit for treatment after Erie Street crash

Windsor police say a woman was taken to Detroit for treatment of life-threatening injuries after a crash on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024.  (Windsor Police Service/Facebook - image credit)
Windsor police say a woman was taken to Detroit for treatment of life-threatening injuries after a crash on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. (Windsor Police Service/Facebook - image credit)

A woman was taken to Detroit with life-threatening injuries Sunday after a single-car crash on Erie Street in Windsor.

Police say the responded to the of Erie Street, near Mercer Street, Sunday around 5:45 a.m. for a report of a car hitting a monument on the side of the road.

"As a result of the collision, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was sent to hospital with serious injuries," Windsor police said in a media release.

"The driver's injuries were later designated life-threatening, and they were sent to Detroit for further treatment."

Authorities closed the road for about six hours on Sunday while they worked on scene, and the investigation is now ongoing.

Anyone who was in the area and may have dash camera or surveillance camera footage is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service traffic department. People can also contact CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous.