Coast Guard’s deadly accidents highlight lapses in safety, leadership
William J. Johnson saw danger on the beach. A retired master chief for the Coast Guard, he frequently jogged along the shoreline near James Island, Washington. During his runs, Johnson often worried about transmission wires that were draped over a channel.
Tips on preventing summer accidents
I got a bumper sticker last week that reads: “Injuries are not accidents. They are predictable and preventable.” It’s from the Prevention Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving health and preventing illness and injury.
Motorcyclist Killed in Osceola County Accident
Osceola County Sheriff’s Department says a motorcyclist was killed Friday when a car failed to stop for them.
I-94 at Wayne Road reopens after serious accident
ROMULUS, Mich. (WXYZ) – Eastbound I-94 has reopened at Wayne Road after a serious accident involving a semi and a garbage truck.
Garbage truck driver critical after crash on I-94 in Romulus
Police: Driver fatigue suspected in crash near Wayne Road
Police identify motorcyclist killed in Saturday crash on Cooper Street
BLACKMAN TOWNSHIP, MI – Police have identified a 58-year-old motorcyclist who died in a crash Saturday night. Gregory Schaerer was northbound on Cooper Street on a 2005 Harley Davidson at 11:20 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, when he crashed into the passenger side of a 2005 Ford Mustang eastbound on West Parnall Road, Blackman-Leoni Township Director of Public Safety Michael Jester said in an email.
Man in critical condition after Thetford Township motorcycle crash during police chase
FLINT, MI — One person is in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle while allegedly trying to flee police.
Authorities say Michigan State Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the suspect around 2:20 a.m. Friday, June 6, near Saginaw St. and Pierson Road.
Update: Police say motorcyclist, 19, suffered ‘severe’ injuries after sliding into semi on US-10
MONITOR TOWNSHIP, MI — A 19-year-old male was taken to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries after the motorcycle he was driving slid into a semi-trailer truck on US-10. Traveling northbound on I-75 at about 3:15 p.m. on Friday, June 6, the motorcyclist took the ramp onto westbound US-10 where he slid into the first of two trailers attached to a Wirt Stone Dock semi-trailer truck also traveling west on US-10, according to Bay County Undersheriff Troy Cunningham.
Commercial truck, SUV crash takes down power lines, blocks traffic at Michigan and Williams
SAGINAW, MI — A traffic crash is blocking the intersection of South Michigan and Williams, Saginaw County Central Dispatch reports. The accident happened at 8:10 a.m. Thursday, June 26, and involved a flatbed truck that appeared to be loaded with construction materials and an SUV.
Passenger in critical condition following rollover crash on Saginaw’s East Side
SAGINAW, MI — The passenger in a single-vehicle crash remains in critical condition at a Saginaw hospital two days after the accident, the Saginaw Police Department reports. Police responded to the rollover crash about 2 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at the intersection of East Remington and South 15th in Saginaw.
Vehicles hit 3 buildings in separate Saginaw County crashes in 1 day
SAGINAW, MI — Police were called to three separate locations in and around Saginaw after vehicles crashed into buildings during three separate incidents within a 24-hour period. The three vehicle vs. building accidents happened Tuesday, June 24, police said. All three incidents are still under investigation.