Elderly man injured in two-vehicle accident

HOUGHTON — A Dollar Bay man was transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident in Houghton Tuesday afternoon.

The Houghton Police Department says the accident happened just after noon on M-26 near Razorback Drive.  A 19-year-old Hancock man was driving south on M-26 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by an 88-year-old Dollar Bay man.  Police say the Dollar Bay man failed to yield the right of way from Razorback Drive and traveled across four lanes of traffic.

Both drivers suffered injuries; the Dollar Bay man was taken to Portage Health in Hancock.

Mercy Ambulance, the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department, and the Houghton Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The vehicles were towed from the scene by Superior Service and Dave’s BP.