Two separate crashes cause injuries Wednesday.

December 31, 2020

Two separate crashes cause injuries Wednesday.


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MASON COUNTY — Two separate vehicle crashes Wednesday, Dec. 30, resulted in injuries for three people, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The first accident occurred at 7:20 a.m. on US 10 west of Dennis Road in Amber Township. A 23-year-old Ludington man and his passenger — a 22-year-old Ludington woman — were both injured after the man lost control of the vehicle he was operating, and it spun into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle being operated by a 38-year-old Branch man, said Sheriff Cole. The injured were transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The Branch man was not injured.

The second collision occurred at 5:34 p.m. on Fountain Road east of Darr Road in Sherman Township. A 60-year-old Fountain man received minor injuries after he attempted to overtake a vehicle; lost control; struck that vehicle; left the road; and overturned, said Cole. The other driver was not injured.

Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 includes:

  • 10:30 p.m., car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of Townline Road, Sherman Township.
  • 3:27 p.m., a 30 year-old Weaverville, North Carolina man was arrested following for domestic violence arrest, Roadway Inn, 5000 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township. 

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