traffic crash

CLARK TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two people were taken to the hospital following a traffic crash in Mackinac County Sunday. 

Michigan State Police from the St. Ignace Post say it happened around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of M-129 and East Nordquist Road in Clark Township. A 20-year-old Cedarville man and 65-year-old woman from Goetzville were involved in the crash.

Both were taken to War Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Police say drugs and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

TROUT LAKE TOWNSHIP, MI--   M-123 was closed for nearly three-and-a-half hours Friday morning following a crash between a vehicle and a plow truck.

Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post say it happened around 7:55 a.m. north of Trout Lake in Trout Lake Township. A vehicle driven by Danielle Held, 28, of Newberry was northbound when she lost control of her vehicle. It crossed the centerline and hit an oncoming Chippewa County Road Commission plow truck.

Held was taken to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital for treatment of multiple lacerations to her arms and head.

TWIN LAKES, MI--   Two people were taken to the hospital after a traffic crash in Houghton County Thursday.

Sheriff’s deputies say it happened around 9:25 a.m. on M-26 in front of the 4 Seasons Convenience Store in Twin Lakes. A southbound pickup truck swerved into oncoming traffic to avoid a vehicle pulling out of the convenience store. The truck hit another pickup head-on.

Two people were taken to UPHS-Portage for treatment.

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.