Winter Storm Cleon: State-by-State Impacts
Cold temperatures and snow were expected in Michigan into next week. The lowest readings Friday morning were in the Upper Peninsula, including zero degrees in Ironwood and 1 degree in Iron Mountain. Forecasters said lake-effect snow was possible in the U.P. and parts of western Michigan. Snow and freezing rain could make travel difficult. Gale warnings were in effect Friday for Lake Superior, with waves expected to be 18 feet to as high as 27 feet.
Wrongful death suit filed vs. Michigan grandmother
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – A wrongful death lawsuit seeking at least $1 million has been filed against a 75-year-old Detroit-area woman who was convicted of killing her 17-year-old grandson.
The lawsuit was filed recently in Oakland County Circuit Court against Sandra Layne and her husband by a representative of Jonathan Hoffman’s estate.
Auto accident claims life of local teen
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — A two-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon on M-25 south of Huron Line Road in Sanilac County has claimed the life of 18-year-old Caseville teenager Javen Krohn.
According to Secondary Principal Brian Keim at Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Schools, Krohn was a 2013 Laker graduate. He was a culinary arts student at Baker College in Port Huron.
Icy Roads Causing Hundreds Of Accidents
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – The roads are very slippery Tuesday morning and the ice and wind area making travel hazardous. There have been hundreds of reports of slide-off’s and accidents.
Officials in Ingham County have responded to roughly a dozens reports so far. There was a rollover accident where 127 south meets 96 in Lansing.
Snow, ice cause 100s of crashes in Michigan
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Snowy and icy conditions have caused hundreds of accidents in Michigan and caused at least two deaths and some school closings as icing and blustery winds made travel hazardous.
Multiple I-75 accidents reported in Saginaw County near Birch Run exit
SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw County Central Dispatch reported county police and fire units were responding at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, to multiple vehicle accidents on northbound and southbound Interstate 75 near the Birch Run exit.
Police: Driver injured in head-on crash with car turning into Saginaw County dealership
TITTABAWASSEE TOWNSHIP, MI — A driver in a two-car, head-on crash was taken to a Midland County hospital with injuries, according to the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Department. The crash happened about 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7555 Midland, south of Freeland Road, in Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Randy Pfau said.
Motorist who hit CMU student charged with drunken driving, not causing an injury
Shelby Township sophomore Anthony Cavataio remains in critical condition in an intensive care unit after sustaining several injuries when he was hit by a car at the corner of Mission Street and Broomfield Road last Wednesday.
Heading toward campus, Cavataio was struck by an oncoming car at 1:30 a.m. Police said the driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated but was not charged with causing Cavataio’s injuries.
Man hospitalized after being ejected from vehicle in Stockbridge, police say
STOCKBRIDGE, TWP., MI – A 55-year-old man was seriously injured when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident and ejected from his vehicle, police say. http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2013/12/man_sent_to_hospital_after_bei.html
Snow Causes Problems, Accidents In Michigan
WWJ-AM reports numerous problems Thursday on Detroit area roads, including spinouts and closures of several stretches of freeway. The snow was leaving a festive blanket on Detroit’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade but snarling traffic heading to the event as well as the Detroit Lions’ annual home football game. http://www.wlns.com/story/24092085/snow
Winter months bring more accidents for Mount Pleasant residents
According to Isabella County Sheriff Leo Mioduszewski, his department saw 58 percent more car accidents during the winter months last year than they did during the summer months.
“One of the big things that we see in this area is people just don’t account for the fact that it takes much longer to stop,” Mioduszewski said. “People are going too fast for conditions and they don’t realize that they can’t stop.” http://www.cm-life.com/2013/12/04/winter-months-bring-more-accidents-for-mount-pleasant-residents/