Three-vehicle crash in Ishpeming leaves three with minor injuries

ISHPEMING — On Thursday, October 22nd at approximately 12:35 pm, the City of Ishpeming Police Department was dispatched to the area of US-41 and Malton Road for a three-vehicle personal injury accident. A fourth car sustained damage due to striking debris in the roadway from the original collision.

A preliminary investigation shows that a westbound vehicle driven by a 67-year-old Marquette man crossed over the centerline, striking an eastbound vehicle driven by a 72-year-old L’Anse man. The westbound vehicle driven by the Marquette man then struck a second eastbound vehicle driven by a 55-year-old Kalamazoo woman.

The 67-year-old Marquette man, along with the 55-year-old Kalamazoo resident and her 74-year-old male passenger, were transported to the UP-Health Systems for treatment. At this time, all three individuals are in stable condition, and are expected to make a recovery.

No names are being released at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.