Illegal immigrant causes major collision, killing elderly mother and daughter in Michigan

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI - Last week, a tragic car crash on M-53 in Shelby Township resulted in the deaths of 63-year-old Crystal Brunn and her 88-year-old mother, Nancy Richmond thanks to an illegal immigrant renting a negligently driving a box truck vehicle. 

The accident occurred when the box truck, driven by illegal immigrant and 33-year-old Jose Eugeno Medina-Hernandez, rear-ended the car driven by the women, triggering a multi-vehicle pileup.

The incident took place around 12:30 p.m. on June 6. Medina-Hernandez, driving a truck rented from Enterprise, was heading southbound on M-53 when he crashed into a Buick Verano. This collision caused a chain reaction involving two more vehicles.

Brunn and Richmond, who were in the Buick, were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash led to the closure of southbound M-53 for several hours as authorities responded to the accident.

Medina-Hernandez, a resident of Westland who is in the country illegally, has been charged with two counts of Moving Violation Causing Death. These charges are misdemeanors carrying a potential penalty of up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine.

Medina-Hernandez was arraigned in 41A Shelby Township District Court on Friday, with Magistrate James Verploeg setting his bond at $250,000 cash or surety.

Unable to post the bond, Medina-Hernandez remains in the Macomb County Jail.

Further complications arose once it was revealed that Medina-Hernandez is in the United States illegally. This has led to additional investigations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Shelby Township Police Chief Robert Shelide expressed his concerns about Medina-Hernandez’s immigration status. Chief Shelide's sentiments underscore the gravity of the situation and its impact on the victims' family and the community.

"This was definitely a preventable accident that took the lives of a loving mother and daughter." Chief Shelide stated.

The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, led by Prosecutor Pete Lucido, has committed to seeking justice for the victims.  Lucido emphasized the importance of accountability in the wake of this tragic event.

"Our office is committed to ensuring that justice is served," Macomb County Prosecutor Pete Lucido ensured.
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Get used to it. Tragedies of this type will shortly become a daily occurrence and the lame MM will try to suppress the reporting when and where possible. And don't forget, the Biden gang has another seven months to welcome as many as 2 million more 'newcomers'.

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