Leelanau County Toddler Escapes Serious Injury in Accident

SUTTONS BAY, MI – On Thursday, November 19th, 2015, at 4:20 p.m., the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office and Suttons Bay Fire and Rescue responded to a car/pedestrian accident on St. Joseph Street in the Village of Suttons Bay involving a small child. car pedestrian accident

An investigation showed a mother from Suttons Bay had exited a business at 221 St. Joseph Street with her three small children arm in arm. At one point, her 2-1/2 year old son broke free and ran between two parked cars onto St. Joseph Street. A northbound GMC Arcadia swerved but struck the child with the right front bumper of the vehicle.

The small child was treated at the scene by Suttons Bay Rescue and transported by the mother to be checked over. The injuries to the child appeared to be minor.

The driver of the GMC,was found not to be at fault for the accident.