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
2 dead, 2 young children in critical condition after traffic crash in St. Clair County, police say
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MI—Two people—including a 15-year-old boy—died Thursday afternoon in a crash that also has left a 3-year-old boy and an 18-month-old child in critical condition, police said. Officials with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office said the crash was reported around 1 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Kinney Road (M-19), near Burt Road, in Riley Township. Investigators believe a 2021 GMC Terrain was heading north on Kinney Road when it collided with a 2012 Nissan Altima traveling south on Kinney Road. Police said photos of the scene, statements and crash data from the vehicles will be used by the St. Clair County Accident Reconstruction Team in its investigation into the fatal crash. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Tri-Hospital EMS, Richmond-Lenox EMS, the Michigan State Police and the Emmett Fire Department.mlive.com
Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash near Port Huron
BURTCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI — A woman was killed Thursday morning in a multiple vehicle crash in St. Clair County. Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched after 10 a.m. Thursday. Initial investigation showed that a 57-year-old Goodells man was traveling north on M-25, and waiting to turn into a driveway, according to a Facebook post from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office. The Lexington woman was transported by Tri-Hospital EMS to McLaren Port Huron Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Burtchville Township Fire and Rescue, Fort Gratiot Township Fire and Rescue and the St. Clair County Road Commission all assisted at the scene of the crash.mlive.com
Flint Township man killed in two-vehicle crash
FLINT TWP, MI -- A 24-year-old man died in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Flint Township, according to police. Flint Township police and fire personnel responded shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 17 to the crash at the intersection of West Bristol Road and Van Slyke Road. The driver and sole occupant of the GMC Terrain, Christopher Smith, 24, of Flint Township, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police said a 44-year-old Flint Township woman was the driver and sole occupant of the Volkswagen Beetle. Michigan State Police, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Blanc Township Police assisted the Flint Township Police Department with the incident.mlive.com
Motorcyclist killed in Lapeer County crash
ELBA TOWNSHIP, MI -- A 69-year-old Oxford man was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon while riding his motorcycle in Lapeer County. Deputies with the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 for an injury traffic crash at Lippincott Road west of Lake Nepessing Road in Lapeer County’s Elba Township. The traffic crash remains under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office. Upon completion, the investigation will be presented to the Lapeer County Prosecutor’s Office to make a determination regarding formal criminal charges. Lapeer County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted at the scene by the Lapeer Township Police Department, Michigan State Police Lapeer Post and Lapeer County EMS Ambulance Service.mlive.com
Ohio woman arrested after Monroe County car crash kills 1, injures 3
The 31-year-old driver of the GMC, a man also from Toledo, Ohio, was reportedly waiting for assistance and had his hazard lights on when his vehicle was struck. Following the crash, the front seat passenger of the Honda Civic -- a 36-year-old woman from Toledo, Ohio -- was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. A third passenger of the Honda Civic -- a 41-year-old woman from Toledo, Ohio -- was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition. The woman was not wearing a seat belt during the crash, officials said. The 23-year-old driver of the Honda Civic was arrested at the scene and is currently being held at the Monroe County Jail.
37-year-old motorcyclist dies after colliding with vehicle in Lapeer County
ELBA TOWNSHIP, Mich. A 37-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a vehicle in Lapeer County on Monday afternoon. A 37-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a vehicle in Lapeer County on Sept. 7, 2020. Photo provided by the Lapeer County Sheriff's Office. (Lapeer County Sheriff's Office)A 37-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a vehicle in Lapeer County on Sept. 7, 2020. Photo provided by the Lapeer County Sheriff's Office.
Man found shot, dead in vehicle on Detroits west side
DETROIT A man in his 20s was found dead in a vehicle early Saturday morning. Detroit police say the man was found shot inside of a red 2010 GMC Terrain around 2:33 a.m. in the 14900 block of Mark Twain Street. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can contact Detroit Police Departments Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up. MORE: Local News