One driver seriously hurt; another suffers minor injuries in U.S. 23 crash
A woman was seriously injured and another person suffered minor injuries in a crash on northbound U.S. 23 near Interstate 94 Tuesday morning, Pittsfield Township firefighters said.
Photo courtesy of Joseph Waliga
Michigan State Police closed U.S. 23 in both directions to allow a Survival Flight helicopter to land on the freeway in case it was needed. After the driver was freed, Huron Valley Ambulance paramedics took her to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Superior Township, and rescuers cancelled the call for the helicopter.
HVA took the driver of a second vehicle to the University of Michigan Hospital with minor injuries, firefighters said. Ann Arbor firefighters also assisted at the crash scene.
It’s not yet clear what caused the crash, firefighters said, but witnesses reported the Honda left the southbound lanes of US 23, crossed the median and slammed into the cement wall. Michigan State Police are investigating.
The crash caused a lengthy backup on the freeway.
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