A woman and a 3-year-old girl died following an .
Moments after patrons at the on 23 Mile and Hayes roads in Shelby Township witnessed an Oldsmobile driven by a Sterling Heights woman crash into a minivan at the intersection around 8:45 p.m., Dan Goad, the owner of the restaurant, sprang into action.
Goad, a Shelby Township resident, couldn't hold back tears as he recounted the horrifying scene.
"The van was full of a family. ... The mom was trapped in the front and the kids in the backseat were hurt bad," he said.
To hear the full interview, watch the video in the media player above.
To get the latest news delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Shelby-Utica Patch newsletter.