STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE TRAFFIC CRASH IN OTSEGO COUNTY THAT SENT BAY CITY MAN TO HOSPITAL

OTSEGO COUNTY -- On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at approximately 12:21 p.m. troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Gaylord Post were dispatched to a crash involving a single motor vehicle on eastbound M-32 near West Martin Lake Road in Elmira Township. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was transported to Munson Medical Center in Traverse City by North Flight Aero Med.

The preliminary investigation reveals the 85-year-old Bay City man was eastbound on M-32 when he lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway. The vehicle rolled over and struck a tree before coming to rest. Emergency responders extricated him from the vehicle. Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

Troopers were assisted by the Elmira Township Fire Department, Otsego County EMS, and Otsego County Fire Department. 

 

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