Alochol and speed believed to be factors in 1-car accident

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle personal injury accident in Portage Township Monday night.

Deputies were dispatched to Paradise Road near Pilgrim Road just before 7:00 p.m. A 66 year-old female lost control of her vehicle and struck several small trees before coming to a stop.

The driver was transported to UP Health Systems Portage for treatment of her injuries. Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the accident.

Huron Town Fire and Rescue, Mercy EMS and Superior Service Towing assisted on the scene.