Sunday, August 11 at approximately 11pm, deputies from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a two vehicle personal injury accident. An Ionia Man traveling on Fourth Street near East Bluewater Highway (M-21) was attempting to turn eastbound on M-21 and collided with a vehicle, driven by a subject from the Village of Pewamo. One driver sustained significant injury to his head and ankle as a result of this collision, and was transported to the Sparrow Main Hospital for treatment.
Although this incident is still under investigation, alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.
Assisting on scene was: Ionia Department of Public Safety, Life EMS, Rueh’s Garage, I-96 Towing, and Ionia County Central Dispatch.