Multiple-vehicle crash closes Ford Road from Ridge to Napier roads in Canton Township

Police say 2 cars, semi-truck involved in crash on Ford Road; 2 drivers hospitalized

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:11:49 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 04 2013 04:54:14 PM EST

Ford Road is closed from Ridge to Napier roads in Canton because of a crash.

Police say a 27-year-old Canton Township woman was driving eastbound on Ford Road and witnesses say she crossed over into the westbound lanes and struck a semi truck head on. The truck was driven by a 61-year-old man.

The collision pushed the car back into the eastbound lanes where a 26-year-old Garden City woman struck her with her car.

Firefighters extricated the 27-year-old woman from her vehicle. She was airlifted to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Firefighters and paramedics treated the 26-year-old driver at the scene and took her to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor.

The truck driver was treated at the scene but refused to be taken to a hospital.

Police have not released injury details.

No other details about the victims were immediately released by police.

The intersection is expected to remain closed until 6 p.m. Friday.