UPDATE: Head-on M-28 crash under investigation in Alger County

Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 8:06 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 at 4:30 PM EST
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MUNISING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday:

Investigators have not released any new information Wednesday about a head-on crash on M-28, but a family member of one of the drivers says the injuries were serious.

Cassie Ploof says her uncle is hospitalized at UP Health System-Marquette. He’s in intensive care on a ventilator and is sedated. Ploof says her aunt and cousin are taking turns visiting. Ploof asks anyone who is able to help her family at this time to contact her at 906-360-9306.

This story will be updated when more information is available.


A head-on collision east of Wetmore Tuesday morning sent multiple people to the hospital.

According to the Alger County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on M-28 about three miles east of Wetmore around 10:30 a.m. Investigators say an eastbound vehicle lost control on icy roads and went into the path of a westbound vehicle. They collided head-on.

The Alger County Sheriff’s Office says “all parties involved” were taken to UP Health System-Marquette by Alger EMS. Their conditions are stable, investigators say. A press release from investigators did not say how many people were in the vehicles.

The Alger County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan State Police investigated the crash. Other responding agencies included the Munising Twp. Fire Department.

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