Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motorcycle-car accident yesterday on County Road 550 near Wetmore Landing in Marquette Township.
The accident happened around 5:20 p.m. when a car driven by 18-year-old Carrie Ward of Marquette pulled out from the Wetmore Landing parking area into the path of a northbound motorcycle operated by 67-year-old Stephen Dupras, also of Marquette.
Dupras attempted to miss the car and hit the guardrail on the north side of the road.
Dupras and a passenger, 61-year-old Linda Dupras, also of Marquette, were thrown from the motorcycle and sustained some leg injuries.
The were taken to UP Health System Marquette for treatment.
Ward was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.