Four sent to hospital after rollover accident

Four sent to hospital after rollover accident

An early morning accident in Negaunee Township sent four people to the hospital.

According to authorities, the accident happened at 1:17 Saturday morning near County Road 480 and M-35. Troopers from the Michigan State Police -Negaunee post were on a general patrol when a vehicle traveling westbound at a high rate of speed on County Road 480 passed them.

Troopers turned around to in an attempt to pull the vehicle over and initiate a traffic stop when the speeding vehicle suddenly left the roadway and rolled several times.

Two of the passengers were thrown from the vehicle. The driver and a passenger were trapped inside the vehicle.

Three males and a female were transported to the emergency room at Marquette General Hospital for the treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Assisting the State Police on scene was the Negaunee City Police, Negaunee Township Fire and First Responders, Marquette County Sheriffs Department, Marquette City K-9 Unit, Marquette County Rescue Unit 131, Bell and MGH EMS.

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