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UPDATE: Multiple vehicle crash on US-41 in Ishpeming

The three people injured are expected to make a full recovery, police say.
Photo of multiple vehicle crash on US-41 in Ishpeming
Photo of multiple vehicle crash on US-41 in Ishpeming(Dave Guizetti | WLUC)
Published: Oct. 22, 2020 at 1:29 PM EDT
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ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE 10/23, 12:30 p.m.

The Ishpeming Police have released new details on the crash that happened Thursday afternoon in the area of US-41 and Malton Road.

According to a press release from the City of Ishpeming, a westbound vehicle driven by a 67-year-old Marquette man crossed over the center line and struck an eastbound vehicle driven by a 72-year-old L’Anse man. The westbound vehicle, driven by the Marquette man, then struck a second eastbound vehicle driven by a 55-year-old woman from Kalamazoo.

The 67-year-old Marquette man, the 55-year-old Kalamazoo woman, as well as her 74-year-old male passenger, were transported to UP Health Systems for treatment. All three are in stable condition at this time and are expected to make a full recovery.

No names are being released at this time and the investigation is ongoing, according to the press release.

Crews are on scene of a multiple vehicle crash on US-41 in Ishpeming.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday, four cars were involved in a crash in front of Northiron Church.

The amount of injuries are unknown at this time.

Traffic is backed up on the eastbound lane of US-41 in the area.

Ishpeming City Police, Negaunee Fire Department, Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Michigan State Police responded to the scene.

TV6 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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