MSP concludes investigation into accident involving Marquette PD car

The Michigan State Police Negaunee Post has concluded its investigation into the accident in Marquette involving a Marquette City Police patrol car from Saturday night.

Troopers from the Negaunee Post say they determined that 24-year-old Benjamin Simon of Marquette pulled onto Fourth Street in front of the patrol car driven by Officer Tim Forslund. Simon was traveling eastbound on Hewitt Avenue, while Officer Forslund’s patrol car was traveling southbound on Fourth Street. The incident occurred at around 11:35 p.m. Saturday.

Simon and Officer Forslund were treated for injuries and released from Marquette General Hospital. Simon was found at fault and given a ticket for failure to yield.