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One witness said it sounded like a bomb exploded when a PT Cruiser smashed into another vehicle from behind in School Craft, Michigan on US-131. The crash caused a chain reaction and six other cars were affected. The driver in the first car that was rear-ended died instantly. The car was engulfed in flames. Schoolcraft

Gas Explosion in Genesee County

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 by

A building that houses ambulances in Genesee County exploded after it filled with gas. The explosion occurred at the MMR building at the corner of Saginaw and Wisner around 10 am this morning. Consumer Energy immediately responded to the scene and fortunately there were no injuries. What causes gas leaks? Faulty gas appliances Poor pipework

On April 19, 2 men, 63 and 49 years old, were killed in a plane crash in Shiawassee County. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Nearby residents saw the plane’s landing gear come down, which was followed by a loud impact. While little is still known about the cause of

A Kalamazoo County Car Crash

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 by

Last night, a pickup traveling north in the southbound lane struck and killed another driver in a Ford Mustang on US-131 in Plainwell, Michigan – just outside of Kalamazoo County. The driver of the Mustang was identified as Jaryd Ford, who died at the scene of the accident according to police. The pickup’s driver was

We’ve had cold mornings the past couple of days with the temperature staying well below freezing. Isn’t it supposed to be spring yet? According to Mlive.com, warming temperatures are concerning as isolated freezing rain will hit already cold roadways: Don’t cancel any plans. Just be alert and drive a little slower this morning when you

In Buena Vista Township, Michigan, a driver was traveling on interstate 75 when he hit what he thought was a deer. It wasn’t until he arrived home and found no hair or other signs that he’d hit an animal that the driver went back to the scene of the accident. He returned to the scene

Michigan Pothole Woes

Monday, 17 February 2014 by

I feel like all you hear about lately are potholes: potholes here, potholes there, potholes are everywhere. But what gives? And who is responsible? Generally speaking, the owner of the road is responsible for potholes, but it’s not always so easy to point the figure of liability because oftentimes the system has been set up

A semi-truck carrying hydrogen sulfide crashed into a guardrail and flew off the road Thursday in Davidson Township. Local businesses have been evacuated and motorists are being asked to use alternative routes. According to officials, the road closure could last up to 12 hours. Locals have been ordered to stay indoors to avoid exposure to

Do you remember it? Arguably the most newsworthy personal injury that occurred in Metro Detroit in 2013 was a giant home gas explosion in Royal Oak. Daniel Malczynski, 58, and his dog were killed by the accident, which occurred in February in his Cooper Street home. The victim was an employee at the General Motors

Michigan Man Dies on Christmas

Friday, 27 December 2013 by

This is truly an unfortunate and tragic event. This Christmas, Russell Nevitt, 31, of Saginaw was pulled from an SUV that was partially submerged in a frozen river. He was pronounced dead at a Saginaw hospital. The person driving the car was 29-year-old Phillip McGowan. He lost control of his 1999 SUV around 5 p.m.

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