Three Vehicle Accident in Sands Township

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Great Lakes Radio NewsMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a three-vehicle head-on crash this morning in Sands Township.

The accident happened on M-553 just north of Stonegate Drive around 11:45 a.m. when a northbound Ford pickup truck went out of control, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Mercury Sable sedan head-on. The Mercury was then rear-ended by a southbound Cadillac sedan.

The driver of the Mercury had to be extricated from the vehicle by first responders and was taken to Marquette General for treatment of injuries. The driver of the Cadillac was also taken to Marquette General for treatment.  The driver of the pickup truck did not appear to be injured at the scene.

Deputies say all occupants were using seatbelts and air bags were deployed.  The accident remains under investigation.

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