EASTON TOWNSHIP, MI – On Monday, September 25th, 2017, Ionia County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a car vs. semi accident on N. State Rd (M-66) near Dildine rd in Easton Township.
Investigation revealed that a 20-year-old female from Orleans was north bound on N. State driving a 2013 Ford C Max, when she crossed the centerline and into the south bound lane where she struck the semi truck which was south bound. The semi truck was being driven by a 41-year-old man from Charlotte.
The truck driver was uninjured, however the female was transported to Sparrow Hospital in Ionia, then flown by AeroMed to Spectrum Butterworth in Grand Rapids where she is listed in serious condition.
The accident remains under investigation however speed and alcohol were not factors in the accident, and seatbelts were worn by both drivers.
Assisting at the scene were several witnesses, the Michigan State Police, Ionia Department of Public Safety, Life Ambulance, AeroMed, and Ruehs Towing.