BERRIEN COUNTY, MI — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Niles Put up investigated a crash on a moist roadway that killed a 42-year-old driver and a 13-year-old passenger, police mentioned.

The crash occurred about 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, on Sodus Parkway, west of Watson Street, in Berrien County’s Sodus Township.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2015 Toyota Corolla was westbound on Sodus Parkway, misplaced management on the moist roadway and crossed the middle lane into the eastbound lanes, Michigan State Police mentioned in a information launch. The 2015 Toyota Corolla was then struck on the passenger facet by a 2018 Subaru Outback which was touring east on Sodus Parkway, police mentioned.

The driving force of the Toyota, a 42-year-old Niles man and the entrance seat passenger, a 13-year-old St. Joseph male, have been pronounced useless on the scene, police mentioned.

The backseat passenger of the Toyota, an 8-year-old St. Joseph male, was transported to Lakeland hospital with severe accidents. Firefighters used Jaws-of-Life to extricate the occupants of the Toyota, police mentioned.

The three occupants of the Subaru have been all transported to Lakeland hospital with non-life-threatening accidents. The driving force was described as a 21-year-old Berrien Springs man. The entrance seat passenger was described as a 21-year-old Berrien Springs lady and the again seat passenger was described as a 21-year-old Arizona lady.

Troopers have been assisted by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Division, Benton Township & Sodus Township hearth Departments and Medic One Ambulance.

The crash stays underneath investigation, police mentioned. As a result of situation of the automobiles, details about seatbelt use is unknown presently, police mentioned.

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