Downstate man injured in snowmobile accident

Downstate man injured in snowmobile accident

MARQUETTE — A snowmobile accident sent one man to the hospital last night.

Around 8:38 yesterday evening officers from the Marquette Police Department responded to a snowmobile accident along Trail No. 417 near Marquette Mountain.

A 47–year old man from Lincoln Park, Michigan, was driving along the trail when he lost traction on a icy portion of the trail.

He was able to exit the snowmobile before the vehicle left the trail. He received minor injuries upon doing so, and was transported to Up Health Systems – Marquette for treatment.

Police say alcohol was not a factor.