traffic crash

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI--   No serious injuries were reported in a Chocolay Township traffic accident Monday morning.

Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies say it happened just before 8 a.m. on M-28 near Wintergreen Trail. A Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Faye Williams of Marquette exited a private drive to head westbound on the highway when he pulled into the path of an eastbound Subaru Baja Sport driven by Helen Nelson of Baraga.

Both drivers were transported to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

MUNISING, MI--   A Munising Police squad car was involved in a traffic crash in the city Wednesday.

Department officials say it happened around 4:45 p.m. on West Munising Avenue near Commercial Street. Investigation determined the patrol car was westbound when the driver pulled onto the shoulder and attempted a U-turn.

The squad car drove into the path of a minivan driven by a 52-year-old man from Walled Lake, Michigan. The crash caused major damage to both vehicles.

The driver of the minivan received minor injuries. He was treated at the scene and released.

ESCANABA, MI--   One person has been killed in a three-vehicle accident in Delta County.  

The Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Monday around 2 p.m. on US-2 near 1 Road in Hyde.  Deputies say the accident involved a camper towing an SUV, a truck, and a third vehicle.  They say an eastbound vehicle may have crossed the centerline, causing the crash.  

US-2 was closed for several hours as officials cleared the scene. 

One driver died in the incident.  Two people were taken to St. Francis Hospital with minor injuries. 

MENOMINEE COUNTY, MI--   The names of two people involved in a fiery crash in Menominee County this week have been released. 

The Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened Sunday around 11:50 p.m. at the intersection of Range Line Road and M-35.  Upon arrival deputies found the vehicle in the ditch and fully engulfed in flames.