Motorcyle driver hits vehicle on CR550

Jul 12, 2018

POWELL TOWNSHIP, MI--   A motorcyclist has been badly injured in a traffic crash in Powell Township.

State Police from the Negaunee Post say it happened Wednesday around 11:15 a.m. on County Road 550 just north of County Road KN. Troopers say a 21-year-old man from Cadott, Wisconsin was northbound on his motorcycle and driving directly behind a Honda Odyssey driven by a 16-year-old Champion girl. The Odyssey slowed down and attempted to make a left-hand turn. The motorcycle was unable to stop and struck the back of the Honda.

The motorcycle driver was taken to UPHS-Marquette, where he remains in critical condition.

The driver and passenger of the odyssey were not injured.