Accidents are up at Michigan roundabouts
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Prominent Michigan Cancer Doctor Pleads Guilty: ‘I Knew That It Was Medically Unnecessary’
Dr. Farid Fata, a prominent cancer doctor in Michigan, admitted in court to intentionally and wrongfully diagnosing healthy people with cancer. Fata also admitted to giving them chemotherapy drugs for the purpose of making a profit. The cancer doctor’s guilty plea shocked many in the courtroom, according to The Detroit Free Press. Fata owned Michigan Hematology Oncology, which had multiple offices throughout Detroit’s suburbs. Fata’s reach included offices in Clarkston, Bloomfield Hills, Lapeer, Sterling Heights, Troy, and Oak Park, Michigan. The doctor stated his plea in the absence of a plea deal and with tearful eyes, according to CBS News. Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1485160/prominent-michigan-cancer-doctor-pleads-guilty-i-knew-that-it-was-medically-unnecessary/
Flint Man Dies After Police Chase
A man has died after crashing his truck into a tree during a police chase. http://www.minbcnews.com/m/news/story?id=1102259
Canton man, woman injured in separate accidents
Canton Police are investigating a pair of Monday evening accidents they say left a 32-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman hospitalized, both in critical condition. The first accident happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday, when police were called to the scene of the first accident on westbound Michigan Avenue, near I-275.
$3.5 million awarded over trucker’s wrongful death
A jury has returned a $3.5 million verdict on behalf of a California trucker who died in a truck fire caused by an extremely damaged transmission.
The Fresno superior court jury found for the family of the late Amarjit Khunkhun of Fresno, following testimony from an expert on the origin and cause of fires and a truck mechanical specialist.
Gill met up with Khunkhun and told him about the transmission, and they delivered the produce together. Khunkhun then was assigned another load, which they transported from Michigan to where Gill left his truck, near Oklahoma City. Gill inspected his truck before announcing he would deadhead to California.
This day in history: Boat capsized
On this date in 2005, 20 elderly tourists from Michigan drowned when a tour boat capsized in upstate New York. Twenty-seven others survived when the sight-seeing boat “Ethan Allen” capsized on Lake George. A report later found no criminal blame, but several wrongful death civil suits were filed. http://www.wyff4.com/news/timeline/this-day-in-history-boat-capsized/28367736
Sheriff: Michigan Man Dies After Lawnmower Crash
CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) – Shiawassee County authorities say a 68-year-old man has died after crashing his pickup truck into a riding lawnmower. The county sheriff’s office confirmed Tuesday that Jessie Cecil of Lennon died Monday from injuries he suffered in the accident. Authorities say Cecil was driving on a road in Venice Township when he struck the riding mower Sunday. http://www.wlns.com/story/26494144/sheriff-michigan-man-dies-after-lawnmower-crash
Michigan State Police responding to northbound I-75 crash in Saginaw County
KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI — Michigan State Police were responding Saturday, Sept. 27, to a crash on Interstate 75 near Kochville Road in Kochville Township. The injury accident was just before 10 a.m. on northbound I-75 near the 156 mile marker, according to Saginaw County Central Dispatch. http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2014/09/michigan_state_police_respond.html
ATV driver suffers life-threatening injuries after hitting post in Sanilac County crash, police say
WORTH TOWNSHIP, MI — The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV crash with life-threatening injuries that happened in Worth Township.
Sanilac County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an ATV accident about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, on Burns Line Road west of Babcock Road that resulted in life-threatening injuries, police said.
Sanilac County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an ATV accident about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, on Burns Line Road west of Babcock Road, the Sanilac County Sheriff’s Department reports.
An initial investigation showed that 33-year-old Jon Whitmore of Harrison Township was eastbound on Burns Line when the ATV he was driving went out of control on the gravel road and ran off the south shoulder of the road, striking a road marker post and overturning in the ditch, Sergeant Nathan Smith said in a prepared statement.
One injured in two-vehicle accident on M-61
LINCOLN TWP. — A driver involved in a two-car accident on M-61 in Lincoln Township Oct. 3 suffered injuries that are believed to be non-life-threatening, according to information from the Arenac County Sheriff’s Department. Roseann Buys of Pinconning, 49, was reportedly traveling eastbound on M-61 in a Jeep Liberty when her vehicle collided with the rear end of a semi truck driver by Ronald Goretcki of Standish, 62. Goretcki was reportedly turning south onto Deep River Road when the incident occurred.