Mon. Oct 11th, 2021

PARMA TOWNSHIP, MI – Michigan State Police are investigating an accident that occurred Saturday evening, July 24th, 2021, at approximately 7:49 p.m.

At 7:55 p.m. Jackson County Central Dispatch began receiving numerous calls about a multi-vehicle collision near mile marker 135 on I-94. Preliminary investigations revealed that a vehicle was westbound in the eastbound lanes and struck four vehicles, including the vehicle being driven by the deceased subject.

Lifesaving efforts performed by first responders on scene were unsuccessful and the driver of one of the four vehicles, Erica Kas, of Hillsdale, was pronounced deceased on the scene. Several other persons involved in the collision were transported to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital for various levels of treatment.

The incident remains under investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. Names are not being released at this time pending next-of-kin notification.

The Michigan State Police are investigating the crash and were assisted on scene by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Blackman Township Public Safety, Jackson Community Ambulance, and Parma-Sandstone Fire Department.

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