RICHFIELD TWP. — Speed and alcohol are considered factors in a serious two-car crash at the corner of N. State Road and E. Stanley Road, Sept. 9.
According to a press release issued by the Richfield Township Police Department, the drivers of both vehicles were injured and required hospitalization after a crash at 7:15 p.m.
A 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by a 67-year-old Millington man, with a 14-year-old female passenger, was traveling northbound on N. State Road when a 2006 Saturn Vue driven by a 42-year-old Flint woman, traveling westbound on E. Stanley Road, ran a stop sign at the intersection and entered N. State Road in front of the Jeep, causing the two vehicles to collide.
The driver of the Cherokee was transported to Covenant Hospital in Saginaw for apparent minor injuries. The 14-year-old child was not injured.
The driver of the Saturn Vue was transported to Hurley Medical Center for treatment and was last reported in critical condition. She remained hospitalized Monday.
The Davison Area Reconstruction Team was summoned and responded to the crash.
Officers from the city of Davison and Davison Township assisted the Davison- Richfield Area Fire Department at the scene.
Police said they think alcohol and speed were a factor. The crash remains under investigation. — G.G.