Collision on Walton Boulevard in Pontiac kills resident
Police say medical emergency could have caused crash
PONTIAC, Mich – Deputies are investigating after a fatal collision occurred in Pontiac on Thursday.
According to authorities, police and fire officials responded to a collision that occurred on Walton Boulevard near Highwood Boulevard at approximately 3:30 p.m Thursday. A 90-year-old driver was operating a 2002 Mazda Protégé when they drove into oncoming traffic and struck a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country, driven by a 53-year-old, police said.
The driver of the Mazda Protégé may have suffered a medical emergency while driving. Both drivers were transported to McLaren Hospital, where a physician pronounced the driver of the Mazda deceased, according to authorities. The driver of the Chrysler is currently listed in stable condition. A passenger who was in the mini-van was not injured.
Authorities said alcohol was not a factor in the collision and that all occupants were wearing seat belts.
The crash remains under investigation, pending an autopsy.
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