SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP — On July 25th at approximately 6:10 am, Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Manistique Outpost were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on M-77 just north of the Seney Refuge in Germfask Township of Schoolcraft County.
Upon arriving to the scene, troopers found the driver of the vehicle breathing, but unresponsive. The vehicle was traveling southbound on M-77 when it left the roadway, traveling into the ditch, and rolling over multiple times. The male driver sustained major injuries from the crash, and was brought to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital and later airlifted to McLaren Hospital in Petoskey, where he is in critical condition.
The name is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin. Alcohol, cannabis and speed are believed to be factors in the crash. Troopers were assisted by MSP St. Ignace, MSP Gladstone, Manistique and Luce EMS along with Germfask and Seney Township First Responders.
The Schoolcraft County Road Commission also assisted with traffic control.
The investigation is currently ongoing.