SARANAC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A 73-year-old woman was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash in Ionia County.
The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Morrison Lake Road south of Saranac, according to Michigan State Police.
The 73-year-old woman from Clarksville was headed south on Morrison Lake Road in a 1996 Buick Century. She stopped at the Grand River Avenue stop sign and then went through the intersection.
But she had failed to yield to a westbound GMC pickup truck driven by a 54-year-old Vermontville man, MSP said. The car and truck collided.
The 73-year-old was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck was not hurt.
There was a dog in the Buick, but it was not injured. It was taken to the Ionia County Animal Shelter for the time being.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts and alcohol is not believed to be a factor. The crash remains under investigation.
The drivers' names are not being released at this time.
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