Two injured in three vehicle crash

SANDS TOWNSHIP– A three vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday evening on County Road 480 injured two drivers.

According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office the crash occurred in Sands Township at 5:45 p.m. on County Road 480 near Cherry Creek Road.

A 2014 Jeep Cherokee, driven by a Palmer woman, Patricia Joyal was stopped behind a mini-van turning left off of County Road 480 onto a private drive. After the van turned Joyal proceeded forward but was rear ended by a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, driven by a Marquette man, Tyler Leaf.

Joyal and Leaf were transported to UP-Health Systems Marquette for non- life threatening injuries.

Both vehicles sustained heavy damaged in the crash.

Leaf was cited for driving too fast.