Police: Alcohol a factor in head-on collision

(file photo)

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Two people were seriously injured when their vehicles collided head-on along an Isabella County road.

It happened around 8:34 p.m. Thursday on M-20 (Remus Road) near Littlefield Road in Deerfield Township, west of Mount Pleasant.

Elizabeth Poyer, 26, from Grand Haven was traveling west when she tried to pass two other vehicles, but did not have enough time to get around the vehicles before an eastbound vehicle approached, police said.

Poyer’s vehicle struck that eastbound vehicle, which was driven by James Stork, 19, from Stanwood.

Both drivers were extricated from their cars and suffered serious injuries. They were wearing seat belts.

Police believe Poyer was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the wreck.

WOOD TV8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s