Portage Township crash injures 83-year-old man

Jan 22, 2020

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Stanton Township man was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident in Portage Township Wednesday morning. 

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at 7:35 a.m. on M-26 at the intersection of Canal Road. A vehicle driven by Norbert Verville, 83, tried to turn left onto M-26 but didn’t properly yield at the stop sign. He hit a southbound vehicle driven by Marne Anderson, 50, of Calumet.

Verville was taken to UPHS-Portage for treatment of unknown injuries. Anderson was not injured in the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.