Two taken to hospital after accident in Ironwood Township

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Two people were transported to the hospital following an accident in Ironwood Township involving a motorcycle and an SUV.

The accident was reported at 3:28 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Lake Road and Airport Road. The initial investigation reveals that the operator of the SUV was traveling southbound on Lake Road and the motorcycle was traveling northbound.

The operator of the SUV failed to yield to the motorcycle while turning onto Airport Road, causing a collision. The driver of the SUV was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Both the operator and the passenger of the motorcycle were wearing helmets at the time of the crash. The two were transported to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, DNR Conservation Officers, Beacon Ambulance and numerous good Samaritans responded to the scene.