Dearborn dentist left his wife and five children after a fatal crash on telegraph yesterday.
TRAGIC UPDATE: Dr Chris Clifford, a beloved dentist from Newman Family Dental in Dearborn, died yesterday following a car accident. Dr. Clifford leaves behind a devastated family of five children and his wife.
The fatal collision occurred in the afternoon on the southbound lane of Telegraph at Carlisle St., involving a Tesla Model S and a Dodge Challenger Scat Pack. Sadly, Dr. Clifford, driving the Dodge, suffered a medical episode leading to the crash.
About Dr.Chris Clifford
Dr. Chris Clifford was killed in a traffic accident minutes from his work (Newman Family Dentistry, Dearborn). He was a highly skilled dentist. In April, he started his new job at a Newman family dental in Dearborn.
Dr. Clifford graduated from the University Of Michigan Dental School in 2009. He graduated with high honours and consistently ranked at the top of his class.
Chris was a man who cherished his family with unwavering love and embraced the teaching of God with profound faith. His life was a testament to generosity, kindness, and care.
He was the most generous and humble man and felt his patient’s concerns and helped those in need. His family is devastated by this tragic loss and has hope in the knowledge that he is with his saviour. This loss has deeply shaken the community, and heartfelt prayers and thoughts are being sent to Dr. Clifford’s family during this difficult time.
Law enforcement responded promptly, shutting down the affected lane to facilitate investigations. The exact circumstances that caused the crash remain unclear. Authorities have reopened the intersection, but they are continuing the investigation. As this situation is fluid, further details may emerge as the probe progresses.
Dr. Chris’s Wife
Dr. Chris Clifford’s wife posted on her Facebook page, and thanks for the unwavering love and support his patients, loved ones, and family are showing toward him. She mentioned her love for him and how they had talked about growing old together some days ago, having grandbabies, and having a wonderful time with family.
Dr Chris Clifford and her wife, Lindsey, was high school sweetheart. They met when I was about 15 years old, and they had 20 years of marriage.
A GoFundMe campaign was initiated to honour his memory by easing the financial burden on his devastated family. The goal is to assist in funeral preparations and to facilitate the family’s emotional burden in this difficult time.
Cathy Benoit Bindschadler, the organizer of this fundraiser, founded it.
Fund raised. USD 13,535 raised. However, the goal is $100,000
Donations: 109 donations
The message said,
Join us in preserving the memory of Chris, a life that touched us all. We can provide the support needed to navigate the difficult road ahead. Thank you for your compassion and for helping us remember Chris. His legacy of love for family and God continues shining brightly in our hearts.