Four Vehicle Traffic Accident In Negaunee Injures Five People

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police responded to a four-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon.

The accident happened just after 1:30 pm at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue when a westbound Chevy minivan, driven by 29-year-old Jackie Swanson of Ishpeming, crossed the center turn lane and collided head-on with and eastbound Ford SUV driven by 68-year-old Ruth Kivimaki of Negaunee Township.

That impact knocked the Kivimaki vehicle into a Ford pickup driven by 29-year-old Kevin VanHamlin of Gwinn.  Swanson’s vehicle then hit a Dodge minivan, driven by 39-year-old Daryl Rogers of Negaunee.

Swanson, Kivimaki and a passenger in the Swanson vehicle were taken to Bell Hospital for treatment of injuries.  Two other passengers in the Swanson vehicle sought treatment for minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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