Man dies after being thrown from vehicle in rollover crash
IONIA COUNTY, MI – A 25-year-old Portland man was killed Thursday, July 21, when he was thrown from a vehicle that rolled over and struck a tree. The driver, a 24-year-old Orleans woman, and another passenger, a 7-year-old boy, were injured, Ionia County sheriff’s deputies said. The crash happened around 9:10 a.m. on Haynor Road near Dick Road in Ionia County’s Easton Township. After the vehicle left the road, it rolled and struck a tree, ejecting the Portland man, police said. The driver and the boy, who suffered minor injuries, were taken by ambulance to Sparrow Ionia Hospital.mlive.com
2 seriously injured in head-on crash near Grand Rapids
Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies say two of the people, including a 14-year-old boy, suffered serious injuries in the crash. The crash was reported around 7:40 p.m. Saturday, July 2, in the 500 block of Port Sheldon Street. The 27-year-old Hudsonville woman suffered injuries she is expected to survive, deputies said. The 59-year-old Jenison woman and her passenger, a 14-year-old Jenison boy, suffered serious injuries and were taken to an area hospital. Port Sheldon Street was closed for several hours to investigate the crash and clean it up.mlive.com
2 in critical condition after head-on crash in Flint
FLINT, MI – Two people are in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash late Sunday night, according to Flint police. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Hurley Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition. Flint police said they don’t believe speed, alcohol or drugs were factors in the head-on crash. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Sgt. Randy Matteson at 810-237-6816 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County at 1-800-422-JAIL (5245), on the P3Tips mobile app, or online at CrimeStoppersofFlint.com.mlive.com
GM recalling 682K vehicles because windshield wipers can fail
DETROIT, MI -- General Motors recalled more than 680,000 compact SUVs this week due to malfunctioning windshield wipers, the Associated Press reported. The recall covers 682,000 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years, AP said. The recall is needed because ball joints in the wiper module can rust causing one or both wipers to fail. Owners will be notified by letter starting May 2. Also on MLive:Ford recalls 737K vehicles for oil leaks, trailer braking system errors1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Northern MichiganGenesee County JPMorgan Chase branch ex-manager gets federal time for stealing $169K from Social Security Administrationmlive.com
Pregnant Akron woman, 20, suffers miscarriage in two-vehicle crash in Tuscola County
ALMER TWP, MI — A traffic crash in Tuscola County resulted in a young pregnant woman involved in the collision suffering a miscarriage. Troopers have determined an 85-year-old Caro man was driving a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee south on Graf and was unable to stop for a stop sign. However, the pregnant woman was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for assessment. The Chevrolet’s other occupants were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries and were listed in stable condition. The Jeep’s driver dove himself to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.mlive.com
Tip leads police to SUV driver suspected in hit-and-run of 3 kids riding bicycles
BRANCH COUNTY, MI — Police, following a citizen tip, found the SUV and driver they believe struck three children riding bicycles Monday in Branch County’s Sherwood Township. The silver 2005 Chevrolet Equinox was found on Tuesday, April 6, at a home on Hackman Road near Sturgis in St. Joseph County, Michigan State Police said. The crash happened around 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 5, on Ralston Road near Arney Road, police said. Three siblings were riding their bicycles when a SUV drove off the road, hit them and drove away, police said previously. A 42-year-old Sturgis man was driving the SUV, police said Tuesday.mlive.com
Suspect in Thumb-area carjacking arrested in Indiana
SEBEWAING TOWNSHIP, MI -- Police believe the suspect in a Huron County carjacking at a high school has been arrested in Indiana, according to the Huron County Sheriff’s Department. Police had stopped the vehicle in Jasper County Indiana and say the driver was being suicidal with a knife. The suspect in the Huron County carjacking is also a suspect in an armed robbery believed to have occurred in the Muskegon area, according to the sheriff’s department. Sebewaing Village Police responded to the carjacking at Unionville-Sebewaing High School on Wilder Road at 7:04 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, according to police. Back at the high school, officers then found a stolen 2001 Chevrolet pickup in the school parking lot from Mason County.mlive.com
Woman carjacked at knifepoint in high school parking lot
Sebewaing Village Police responded to the car jacking at Unionville-Sebewaing High School on Wilder Road around 7:04 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, according to a news release from The Huron County Sheriff’s Department. Another area resident in the parking lot noticed what happened and followed the vehicle -- now in Tuscola County -- as it fled down side roads. Back at the high school, officers then found a stolen 2001 Chevrolet pickup in the school parking lot from Mason County. Officers contacted deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office in Ludington and learned that, earlier in the morning, the vehicle had been reported stolen by a Mason County man in his 20s. They believe he had no ties to Huron County and officers are unsure how long he had been in the area.mlive.com
Vigil held in Waterford Township for 6-year-old girl, father killed by suspected drunk driver
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Waterford community got together to look back on what they loved about a father and his 6-year-old girl, both killed by a suspected drunk driver. Members of the Waterford community came out Saturday night to remember a father and daughter. Man accused of killing 6-year-old girl in Waterford Twp. drunken driving crash facing 5 chargesA man accused of being drunk and driving recklessly at the time of a four-car crash that killed a 6-year-old girl and injured her parents in Waterford Township is facing five charges. Trevor Duncan Taylor, 28, of Waterford Township, was driving a white 2016 Hyundai Sonata west on Highland Road at a high speed, according to authorities.
Man accused of killing 6-year-old girl in Waterford Twp. drunken driving crash facing 5 charges
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man accused of being drunk and driving recklessly at the time of a four-car crash that killed a 6-year-old girl and injured her parents in Waterford Township is facing five charges. The scene of an Oct. 14, 2020, crash at Highland and Airport roads in Waterford Township. The Waterford Township man driving the Equinox and his 6-year-old daughter were transported to a nearby hospital, authorities said. The woman driving the Fusion was the mother of the 6-year-old and wife of the man in the Equinox, police said. A vehicle involved in an Oct. 14, 2020, crash at Highland and Airport roads in Waterford Township.
6-year-old killed, parents hurt in 4-car crash caused by reckless driver, Waterford Twp. police say
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 6-year-old girl was killed and her parents were injured in a four-car crash caused by an apparent drunken driver who had been reported for driving recklessly, according to Waterford Township police. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highland and Airport roads in Waterford Township. The scene of an Oct. 14, 2020, crash at Highland and Airport roads in Waterford Township. The Waterford Township man driving the Equinox and his 6-year-old daughter were transported to a nearby hospital, authorities said. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about the case is asked to call Waterford Township police at 248-618-6064.
Monroe woman charged in alleged intentional crash
Firefighters treated the Camry driver near the Hurd Rd. Deputies from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office and personnel from Monroe Community Ambulance also assisted on scene. Monroe woman charged in alleged intentional crashBy Caitlin Taylorctaylor@monroenews.comA Monroe woman has been arraigned on charges of attempted homicide after investigators believed she intentionally caused a headon collision that injured two in Frenchtown Township. See CHARGED, A2KnightCHARGEDFrom Page A1The Camry driver was conscious, but confused, when help arrived, reports said. Deputies from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office and personnel from Monroe Community Ambulance also assisted on scene.monroenews.com
Dashcam footage shows Oak Park police officer being dragged by vehicle during traffic stop
OAK PARK, Mich. – A driver took off during a traffic stop Sunday, dragging an Oak Park police officer behind her vehicle. Police stopped a Chevrolet Equinox about 4:45 p.m. after the driver was seen stealing clothes from Citi Trends at 9 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway. The driver gave the officer her ID, but when he asked her to get out of the vehicle, she drove away, dragging him for about 20 feet. Police said the woman ran a red light to get away. See dashcam footage in the video above.
Woman injured in Highland Township pedestrian crash
HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police are investigating a pedestrian injury crash that happened in the 100 block of north Milford Road at 7 a.m. Thursday. Police said two people were crossing north Milford Road together when a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox that was southbound on north Milford Road struck them. A physician from a local doctors office and paramedics from the Highland Township Fire Department provided medical attention to the victims. The first victim, a 35-year-old woman, was treated at the scene and refused to be transported to the hospital. The second pedestrian, a 79-year-old woman, was found to be unconscious and appears to have suffered a serious head injury.