Snowmobile Accident in Houghton Co.

An Illinois man is recovering from injuries he received in a snowmobile accident in Houghton County.

47-year-old John Simonaitis was traveling north on trail number 122 in Schoolcraft Township when he reportedly failed to negotiate a sharp corner. The driver lost control and hit a tree. The accident happened around 12:30 yesterday afternoon.

Simonaitis suffered a broken leg and was taken to Portage Health System for treatment.