Sgt. Mark Thompson of the Michigan State Police asks everyone to remember to be vigilant and look more than once for motorcycles.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, April 26
Don’t like the weather? Wait it will change. Speaking of weather, on those few warm days and some not so warm days one of the early signs of spring has made its presence known. I’m talking about motorcycles. I’m going to ask everyone to remember to be vigilant and look more than once for motorcycles. A few seconds of safe driving techniques could save everyone from years of heartache and pain. That being said, motorcycle operators and their passengers also have a responsibility for the safe operation of a motorcycle. Drivers have you done your equipment safety check? Is everything working? Have you re-acclimated to your motorcycle’s equipment, switches, grips, brakes and shifting? Myself, I take a couple of days to re-acclimate …
The Michigan State Police, Huntington Woods and Berkley Public Safety Departments and Alliance Mobile Health responded to the scene Friday.
Two people were injured in a multi-vehicle, rollover accident Friday on I-696 in Huntington Woods. The Michigan State Police, with assistance from the Huntington Woods and Berkley Public Safety Departments and Alliance Mobile Health, responded to the scene, where at least one vehicle had rolled over; the other could be seen just past midday loaded onto a tow truck. Westbound traffic on 696 was backed up from the scene, which was between Woodward Avenue and Coolidge Highway, with access to the highway closed along that stretch. But, by early afternoon, the scene was cleared and traffic was flowing normally, Huntington Woods Public Safety Lt. Ron Livingston said. Two people were taken to the hospital after the accident, Livingston said. …