WARREN TWP, MI – Police are investigating a traffic accident involving a Michigan State Police soldier and a civilian in Midland County.
At approximately 2:51 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, a Tri-City Post soldier was heading south on M-18 just south of Shaffer Road in Warren Township when a northbound vehicle turned. left in the patrol vehicle.
The two vehicles collided causing the patrol vehicle to roll off the roadway and roll over into a ditch.
The soldier was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries. The driver of the second vehicle, 76, a woman from Beaverton, was also taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries and is expected to be released later Thursday.
At the time of the accident, the soldier was carrying two civilians in the patrol vehicle. Both passengers sustained minor injuries and are also expected to be released from the hospital on Thursday.
An investigation into the accident is being carried out by the MSP Sixth District Investigation Response Team. All data from both vehicles will be reviewed as part of the investigation.
The MSP was assisted at the scene by staff from Coleman Police Department, Coleman Fire Department, Midland County Sheriff’s Office, Midland County Road Commission and MidMichigan EMS .