Ludington woman pinned in vehicle following Custer Rd crash

August 18, 2014

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CUSTER TWP. — A 25-year-old Ludington woman was injured after her vehicle left the road and struck a tree on North Custer Road near Hansen Road Sunday morning around 6:30 a.m. The woman was pinned in the vehicle, requiring extrication tools to be used by Custer Fire Dept. personnel. She was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital by Life EMS ambulance and then later transferred to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, who further stated that alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.

Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for the weekend of Aug. 15-17, 2014 included:

Aug. 15, 2014:

– 9:03 a.m.: Three abandoned vehicle inspections, Oceana Auto, Pere Marquette Hwy., Pere Marquette Twp.

– 11:26 a.m.: Damaged property complaint, 4600 block of West U.S. 10, Amber Twp. Complainant’s vehicle was damaged while parked.

– 1 p.m.: A 43-year-old Ludington woman was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated/high blood alcohol content, following a single vehicle crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 and Meyers Rd., Amber Twp.

– 3:07 p.m.: Retail fraud, Admiral Tobacco, West U.S. 10, P.M. Twp. Case open.

– 6:39 p.m.: Two vehicle rear-end crash, no injuries, U.S. 31 off ramp at U.S. 10, Amber Twp.

– 9:58 p.m.: Assist to Michigan State Police with unwanted subject, 5300 block of West U.S. 10, P.M. Twp.

– 10:37 p.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer and Chauvez roads, Custer Twp.

Aug. 16, 2014:

– 10:30 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer and Chauvez roads, Custer Twp.

– 11:59 a.m.: Parking issues, 1200 block of East Lone Pine, Eden Twp.

– 12:50 p.m.: Two vehicle rear-end crash, minor injuries, Quarterline and Nurnberg roads, Grant Twp. Life EMS and Grant Fire and Rescue also responded.

– 3:47 p.m.: Alarm activation, 3200 block of West Hansen Road, Amber Twp.

– 7:55 p.m.: A 37-year-old Branch woman was arrested for driving while license suspended, second arrest, following a traffic stop at U.S. 10 and Budzynski Rd., Branch Twp.

– 3:49 p.m.: Power outage/lines down, Sherman and Curtwood roads, P.M. Twp. P.M. Fire Dept. also responded.

carter_080114Aug. 17, 2014:

– 6:42 p.m.: Two vehicle broadside crash, minor injuries, U.S. 10 east of Brye Rd., Amber Twp. Life EMS, P.M. Fire Dept. and Michigan State Police also responded.

– 7:37 p.m.: Two vehicle broadside crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 east of Brye Road, Amber Twp.


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