Fatal Car Crash in Birch Run Township Results in One Death and Serious Injuries

A personal injury traffic crash occurred early Wednesday, March 20, resulting in the death of a 68 year old man from Romulus. The crash was broadcasted by Central Dispatch at the location of Dixie Highway and Burt Road, in Birch Run Township. An express van driven by the man was driving North when the driver lost control and slid sideways across South bound lanes. The vehicle was struck by a 35 year old woman from Spaulding Township. She alongside her two passengers, an 8 year old and a 15 year old were taken to Hurley hospital for serious injuries. The driver of the van passed away shortly after deputies arrived while undergoing medical treatment. Icy roads are believed to be the main contributing factor to the crash.