BLOOMINGDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A woman was cited for failing to yield the right-of-way after causing a two-vehicle crash in Van Buren County.
Elizabeth Billings was traveling east on 24th Avenue and failed to yield the right-of-way at the posted stop sign intersection of County Road 665 in Bloomingdale Township, police said.
Her GMC Yukon went into the path of Debra Fowler's northbound Mercury Sable, resulting in a collision, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department.
Emergency personnel arrived at the scene around 10 a.m. Friday, and noticed Fowler was injured and trapped in her heavily damaged vehicle.
Emergency crews extricated Fowler, 56, from Bangor. She suffered severe injuries to a leg, and complained of pain to her back, neck and head. She was transported to Bronson Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw.
Billings, 34, from Bloomingdale and her two daughters, 5 and 3, were uninjured.
Both adults wore seat belts, the children were in proper child restraint seats, and the air bags in both vehicles deployed, police said.
Billings was ticketed.