3 critically injured in semi vs. car crash on M-28 in Alger County

Guardian Flight and Alger EMS transported all three injured to UP Health System-Marquette
A driver failed to yield the right of way and hit a police vehicle.
A driver failed to yield the right of way and hit a police vehicle.((WITN))
Published: Aug. 13, 2020 at 2:04 AM EDT
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MUNISING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Three people have critical injuries after a crash on M-28 Wednesday night.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, the Alger County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls of crash on M-28 and Star Siding Road in Munising Township.

The Alger County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, Alger EMS, Munising Township Fire Department all responded to the scene.

Investigators say both the passenger car and semi-tractor trailer were traveling west on M-28 when the passenger car stopped on the side of the road to attempt to make a U-turn.

In doing so, the passenger car pulled directly into the oncoming path of the semi-tractor trailer on the drivers side.

The semi-tractor trailer was occupied by one person while the passenger car was occupied by three people. All three occupants of the passenger vehicle were transported to UP Health System-Marquette- one by life flight by Guardian Flight and two by Alger EMS.

The operator of the semi-tractor trailer was uninjured while all three transported to the hospital are in critical condition.

No names are being released at this time.

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