Names have been released in the two accidents in Ishpeming that happened Tuesday night.
Dani Frechen, 19, of Ishpeming was the single occupant and driver of a truck that rolled over at the intersection of Greenwood Street and Lakeshore Drive. The Ishpeming City Police say she lost control of her truck and hit a snow bank, which caused her truck to rollover. She was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Road conditions and driving too fast for conditions are blamed for the accident.
Ronald Hocking, 80, of Ishpeming was the driver of a Buick that was traveling east on US 41 and turned into the path of a westbound Toyota Camry. The accident happened minutes after the rollover near the McDonald’s on US 41.
The driver of the Camry, Veronica Robson, 67 of Champion, was taken to Bell Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. She was released from the hospital later Tuesday night.
The Ishpeming City Police say the accident is still under investigation.
Two car serious accidents happened in a matter of minutes in Ishpeming tonight.
A single car rollover accident happened at the intersection of Greenwood Street and Lakeshore Drive just after 6 p.m. The Ishpeming City Police say a young female lost control of her car and rolled her car onto the road. She was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
A second accident occurred on US 41 near McDonald’s minutes after the rollover. A Buick traveling east on US 41 turned into the path of a west-bound Toyota Camry.
The driver of the Camry, a 67 year-old Champion woman, was transported to Bell Hospital for the treatment of non–life threatening injuries. The driver of the Buick, an 80 year-old man, had minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital.
Both cars suffered serious damage.
The Ishpeming City Police Department, fire department, Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and Marquette County Rescue 131 were all on scene at the two car accident.
The Ishpeming City Police say both accidents are still under investigation.