One person injured in suspected drunk-drugged driving crash in Cass County

Photo courtesy of the Cass County Sheriff's Department

Two crashes early Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, in Cass County sent people to the hospital.

The first happened around 12 a.m. at the corner of Brownsville and Walnut Roads. A 33 year-old from Belding, Michigan was injured after he failed to negotiate a turn and crashed head-on into a tree. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital and the Sheriff’s Department believe Alcohol and Drugs contributed to the crash.

The second crash involved a deer. It happened around 5:30 a.m. in Porter Township. A 56 year-old Jones man hit a deer and was then rear-ended by another vehicle driven by a 32 year-old Edwardsburg man. The driver of that second vehicle was transported to Three Rivers Hospital. The Jones man was uninjured. Alcohol was not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

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