Marquette Township

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Minor injuries are reported in a two-vehicle accident on County Road HQ in Marquette Township. 

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was called Monday around 5:30 p.m. to HQ near US-41 West. Deputies say a Ford Escape driven by a 21-year-old Illinois woman failed to yield to traffic while exiting the Target parking lot and drove in front of a northbound Subaru Forester driven by a 24-year-old Mohawk man.

A passenger in the Escape—a 19-year-old Marquette woman—was taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of minor injuries.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Negaunee resident has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, following a crash in Marquette Township. 

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched Friday just before 4 p.m. to US-41 near Commerce Drive. Deputies say a Nissan Versa driven by a Negaunee resident tried to cross the highway from the crossover through the eastbound lanes when it failed to yield to traffic. The Versa was struck in the rear passenger side by a Ford F150 driven by a Marquette resident.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   An Ishpeming man was ticketed for causing a two-vehicle accident in a new Marquette Township roundabout Tuesday. 

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 2:40 p.m. on US-41 at the Brickyard Road roundabout. David Schneider, 31, of Ishpeming was eastbound in a Saturn sedan when he lost control of his vehicle. It hit a GMC pickup in the roundabout driven by Elliot Conroy, 21, of Ishpeming.

Michigan Department of Transportation

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--  From the Michigan Department of Transportation:

The traffic configuration is set to change in the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) work zone on the US-41/M-28 reconstruction and roundabouts project in Marquette Township.

Tentatively beginning Wednesday, Oct. 30, eastbound and westbound traffic at the new roundabouts at Brickyard Road and CR 492 will be shifted to the outside lane. US-41/M-28 traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction at these points.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Marquette man suffered minor injuries when he was ejected from his truck in an accident Thursday in Marquette Township. 

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was called around 3:15 p.m. to US-41 West near Northwoods Road. Deputies say a Ford F-350 was eastbound on 41 when the driver lost control after applying the brakes. The truck began to rotate until the front was facing southbound while the vehicle slid eastbound. The driver tried to correct the vehicle to face east, and as it rotated back it threw the man out of the driver’s side door.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle accident in Marquette Township Monday. 

It happened on US-41 near the intersection of County Road 492. A pickup truck driven by an 80-year-old Negaunee man was stopped at the light when it was rear-ended by a Monte Carlo driven by a 47-year-old Negaunee man.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts. A 55-year-old woman in the sedan was taken to UPHS-Marquette for evaluation of minor injuries.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   The traffic configuration at the Marquette Township roundabout construction project is set to change on Monday. 

Traffic at the County Road 492/US-41 intersection will shift to the north side of the highway using the north side of the new roundabout. The west entrance to Walmart will be restricted to in only. Traffic will exit Walmart at the east drive.

A similar shift will take place at the Brickyard Road/US-41 intersection on Tuesday, September 24. Highway traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction at Brickyard Road.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Marquette woman has been arrested for causing a three-vehicle accident in Marquette Township.

Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies were called Thursday around 5:30 p.m. to US-41 West near Commerce Drive. They say two vehicles were stopped at a red light at the intersection. A green Ford passenger car driven by a Marquette woman failed to stop for the light and rear-ended a red pickup truck. The truck was propelled into the rear of a brown passenger car also stopped at the light.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in a rollover crash in Marquette Township Saturday.

Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies say it happened around 12:50 a.m. on US-41 West in front of Walmart. They say a driver struck temporary traffic barriers put in place by the Michigan Department of Transportation for construction of a new roundabout.

The driver was evaluated at the scene but waived any further medical attention.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was seriously injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident in Marquette Township.

Sunday around 4:30 a.m. Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched to Forestville Road and Wright Street. They found a 21-year-old Marquette man trapped in his vehicle.

The driver was extricated from the vehicle by the Marquette Township Fire Department and taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of serious injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.