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BigRapidsDailyNews : Breaking News

66-year-old female suffers medical episode, crashes car into tree in Chippewa Township

On Tuesday, May 14 at 09:14 A.M., deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to West Chippewa Lake Road and Bullhead Lake Drive in Chippewa Township for a single vehicle crash. 

The investigation revealed that a 66-year-old female from Chippewa Lake was heading south bound on Bullhead Lake Drive where she went off the road, hit a power pole guide wire, then hit a tree. It’s believed the driver suffered a medical episode caused her to go off the road. 

The driver was transported from the scene by EMS and taken to the Big Rapids Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Morton Township Fire Department, Chippewa Township Fire Deaprtment, Michigan State Police, Huffs Towing, Mecosta County EMS, Tri-County Electric and Meceola Central Dispatch.