Emergency crews in Cass County, Mich. were busy dealing with several crashes over the holiday weekend.
Poor weather and road conditions were said to be factors in a head-on crash that happened around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24, on U.S. 12 near Fir Road. A 28-year-old Niles resident was traveling westbound and lost control of his vehicle, crossing the center lane hitting another car.
A 22 yr old Elkhart resident received minor injuries and was taken to Memorial Hospital. A 7 month-old child and 2 year-old old child escaped injury. In the eastbound vehicle that was headed eastbound, a 24 year-old Elkhart woman escaped injury, but a passenger in that car complained of chest pains. A 10 month-old child also suffered minor injuries. Both were taken to Elkhart General Hospital.
Alcohol could be a factor in a crash that happened on Friday, Dec. 22, on Chain Lake Street near Wade Road in Calvin Township. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says a 50 year-old Vandalia man ran off the roadway. His vehicle went into a ditch and hit a driveway, causing it to roll. The man was takne to the hospital for treatment.