UPDATE: Woman treated for neck injury after crash on US-41 in Ely Township

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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Wednesday, Feb. 12 12:30 a.m.

The Marquette County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a two-car crash at 5:28 p.m. on US-41 near County Rd 496 SE.

A 2014 Subaru Forester, driven by a 59-year-old Republic woman, was stopped while waiting for traffic to clear to turn into a business while traveling Westbound on US-41.

She was then rear-ended by a 2001 Toyota Camry being driven by a 42-year-old man from Crystal Falls.

The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries to her neck and was transported to the UP Health System-Bell emergency room for further treatment and evaluation.

There were no other occupants in either vehicle. Both vehicles were totaled and had to be towed from the scene.

Based on witness statements, the cause appears to point towards careless driving. The crash remains under investigation.

The Sheriff's office was assisted at the scene by Michigan State Police, Ely Township Fire/EMS, and Bell EMS.

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UPDATE: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6:40 p.m.

US-41/M-28 west of Ishpeming is open again after a traffic crash Tuesday evening in Ely Township.

Local law enforcement officials have provided a few more details. They said the two-car crash was not super serious, but those involved were taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

US-41 was closed for at least 25 minutes to remove the vehicles.

The Marquette County Sheriff's Office is the lead on the investigation.

TV6 & FOX UP will have more information as it is made available.

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UPDATE: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6:10 p.m.

US-41/M-28 west of Ishpeming is open again after a traffic crash Tuesday evening.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, both directions of US-41 at County Road 496 in Ely Township reopened around 6:10 p.m.

The road was closed for at least 25 minutes.

TV6 & FOX UP will have more information as it is made available.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

US-41/M-28 west of Ishpeming is closed due to a traffic crash, as of 5:45 p.m Tuesday.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, both directions of US-41 at County Road 496 in Ely Township are closed. This location is west of Ishpeming, in the Greenwood location.

No other details on the crash were immediately available.

TV6 & FOX UP will have more information as it is made available.



 
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