SANDS TOWNSHIP — One person was taken to the hospital after two vehicles hit head on this afternoon in Sands Township.
Just after 1:00 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the accident on M-553, approximately one mile north of Ridge Road. Police say 19-year-old Rylee Paquet of Lake Ville, Illinois was headed south on M-553, when she lost control of her 2002 Jeep Liberty going around a curve.
Paquet slid across the centerline and into the path of a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 25-year-old Jamie Little of Gwinn. Both vehicles hit head-on.
Little was transported to UP Health System – Marquette for treatment of her injuries. Paquet was treated at the scene and released.
Paquet was found at fault and was cited for going too fast for conditions.