Two vehicles collided at a four way stop in Sands Township around 10 p.m. Saturday, sending three people to the hospital.
Both drivers told police they stopped at the intersection of M-553 and County Road 480 before proceeding. Police said a station wagon with six occupants was hit on the passenger side, causing minor injuries.
Bystanders who heard the accident were stunned at how loud the crash was. They also commended the quick response time by police, fire and rescue personnel.
More than a dozen emergency personnel responded to the scene, including the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police, Marquette General Hospital EMS as well as the Sands Township Fire Department and EMS.