Forest Township Facebook Posting
January 8, 2015: Forest Twp – PI Accident: Wilson E of Henderson. 2 vehicle accident with 2 K’s & 2 injuries. There was entrapment. Forest Twp Fire Department requested the assistance of Columbiaville Fire Department (Lapeer County) for their Jaws. MEI requested. Multiple EMS rigs also responded to the accident. Genesee County PD also requested the assistance of Lapeer County PD
Ice-covered roads make driving hazardous around Michigan
PORTAGE, Mich. (AP) — Icy roads are making driving hazardous in parts of Michigan as more snow is expected to leave roads slippery. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports Portage Public Safety units have been dispatched to accidents early Thursday. Around 4:45 a.m., crews responded to westbound Interstate 94 for a crash involving three semi-trucks. No injuries are reported.
Dozens of accidents as drivers face wet, icy roads
Wet and icy roads caused havoc for drivers today, with police reporting dozens of accidents across metro Detroit. Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw said there were about 40 accidents across Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. He said no injuries were reported.
Grand Traverse Road Commission Reviews Intersection Prone To Accidents
Two cars crashed into this Grand Traverse County home in the past week. Now, people in the area say it’s time to do something about it. One accident happened New Years day. Then Sunday, another car slid through the intersection and into the home. It’s all happening at North Long Lake and Church Roads in Long Lake Township. Cam Howard has lived near the intersection of North Long Lake Road and Church Road for more than 20 years.
Two Charlevoix Women Die In Accident On US-131 North of Manton
Two Charlevoix women have died and two others from Kingsley were taken to the hospital in a deadly crash on US-131 Friday. Deputies say a northbound vehicle was crossing the Manistee River when the driver lost control. The car cross the center line and was hit by a southbound vehicle.
Accident closes Zilwaukee Bridge in Saginaw County
ZILWAUKEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – A crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer has closed the Zilwaukee Bridge on northbound Interstate 75 in Saginaw County. MLive.com reports (http://bit.ly/1rQ4pq9 ) that the truck’s driver was injured in the accident which occurred about 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Michigan State Police Ask Drivers To Slow Down
BERRIEN COUNTY – Slow down and move over. That’s the word from Michigan State Police after an accident injured an Indiana State Trooper on the Toll Road near Notre Dame this afternoon. “You gotta worry about other drivers, you gotta worry about your vehicle, so there’s a lot you got to pay attention to.” Trooper Scott Wehler of the Michigan State Police said. Wehler said he has had two close calls himself, but he says you just have to stay tough.
Two Lakeville students dead in multi-vehicle crash, sheriff says
FOREST TWP, MI — Two Lakeville Community Schools students are dead following a crash in rural Genesee County, according to Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell. Pickell said a paramedic from his office responded Thursday, Jan. 8, to the scene on Wilson Road just east of Henderson Road and said the multi-vehicle crash appears to be weather-related.
Woman struck and killed while checking occupants of crashed car in Michigan’s Thumb
FLYNN TOWNSHIP, MI —A 48-year-old woman was killed when she came out of her house to check on the occupants of a car that had crashed and another vehicle left the road and struck her, police said. The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fatal accident that happened at 4:08 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, on Maple Valley Road near Peck Road, about 10 miles southeast of Marlette, in Flynn Township.
Southbound Interstate 75 shut down just north of Birch Run
BIRCH RUN — Multiple accidents on Interstate 75 have lead officials to shut down the expressway just south of Dixie Highway in Bridgeport. That is exit 144. Responding to the accidents are the Birch Run Police Department, the Birch Run Fire Department, the Bridgeport Fire Department, the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Michigan State Police.