Multiple weather-related crashes over weekend

January 27, 2014

mason_county_sheriffs_office_winterDeputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office, along with personnel from county fire departments and Life EMS ambulance, responded on several weather-related traffic crashes since Friday. The most notable was a six vehicle crash on East Free Soil Raod near Darr Road in Free Soil Township Friday afternoon.

Deputies were called to the scene at 11:51 a.m. It involved five personal vehicles and a semi truck and trailer. The semi truck driver jack-knifed the truck in an attempt to avoid an accident that had already occurred, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. Two of the vehicles left the scene prior to deputies’ arrival. No one was injured. Personnel from Free Soil/Meade and Grant fire departments were called to assist with traffic during the near white out conditions.

The following is other activity of the sheriff office deputies from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 2014:

Jan. 24

– 11:14 a.m.: One vehicle crash, no injuries, Lakeshore Dr. and Indiana St., Hamlin Twp.

– 12:04 p.m.: Two vehicle rear-end crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 east of Pere Marquette Hwy., Pere Marquette Twp.

– 1:10 p.m.: Vehicle vs. pole, no injuries, Meisenheimer Rd., west of PM Hwy., Summit Twp.

– 1:50 p.m.: One vehicle rollover crash, no injuries, Campbell Rd., north of Sugar Grove Rd., Sheridan Twp.

– 3:07 p.m.: Susicious situation, 3000 block of West Hansen Rd., Amber Twp.

– 3:21 p.m.: One vehicle crash, no injuries, Millerton and Benson roads, Sheridan Twp.

– 4:46 p.m.: Retail fraud, 3900 block of West U.S. 10, Amber Twp.. Juvenile being referred to juvenile court.

– 7:27 p.m.: Two vehicle slide off, no damage/injuries, Chauvez Rd. east of PM Hwy., PM Twp.

– 8:32 p.m.: Alarm activation, East Young Rd., Branch Twp.

– 9:53 p.m.: Assist to Scottville Police Dept., 300 block of South Main St., City of Scottville.


– 9:56 p.m.: One vehicle crash, no injuries, northbound U.S. 31 expressway at the eastbound U.S. 10 off ramp, Amber Twp.

– 10:20 p.m.: Alarm activation, 200 block of South Main St., City of Scottville.

Jan. 25

– 4:54 a.m.: Slide off, 3000 W. Hansen Rd., Amber Twp.

– 12:51 p.m.: Alarm activation, 5100 block of Progressive Dr., PM Twp.

– 1:17 p.m.: Two vehicle rear-end crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 and Benson Rd., Branch Twp.

– 8:15 p.m.: Stuck vehicle, Meisenheimer and Morton roads, Riverton Twp.

– 11:37 p.m.: 45-year-old Manistee man arrested on an outstanding warrant from Mason County Friend of the Court.

Jan. 26

– 12:40 p.m.: Three vehicle crash, U.S. 10 near Quarterline Rd., Amber Twp., 46-year-old Manistee woman received minor injuries in the crash. Scottville Fire Dept., Custer Fire Dept. and Life EMS ambulance also responded.

– 6:11 p.m.: Two vehicle broadside crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 east of PM Hwy., PM Twp.