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Posted on Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 12:24 p.m.

1 taken to hospital after SUV rolls over in Ann Arbor

By Kyle Feldscher


One person was injured when this SUV rolled over on Washtenaw Avenue Friday morning.

Courtesy of Paul Desprez

One person was taken to the hospital after an SUV rolled over at Washtenaw Avenue and Huron Parkway Friday morning in Ann Arbor.

Huron Valley Ambulance spokeswoman Joyce Williams said emergency personnel were sent at 11:10 a.m. Friday to Washtenaw Avenue and Huron Parkway for a report of a rollover accident.

Williams said one person was injured and that person was taken to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at 11:34 a.m. The person was in stable condition, she said.

Ann Arbor police and Ann Arbor firefighters were on scene at the crash. Ann Arbor police were not immediately able to give details on the crash Friday afternoon.

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Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 10:56 p.m.

The SUV turned left in front of a vehicle that hit it. The impact is what caused the SUV to roll over. Driver of SUV at fault.


Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 6:10 p.m.

That's a new Ford Escape, meaning that it comes with electronic stability control and other safety systems that are SUPPOSED to stop rollovers. Guess not.

Eduard Copely

Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 1:44 a.m.

It is highly irregular for a large SUV to just simply flip onto its side unless the driver was speeding and driving erratically, e.g. steering, braking at high speeds. Clearly, this driver has health issues or needs to be ticketed. just relieved no one else was hurt.

In doubt

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 9:42 p.m.

Thanks Stephanie! So good to know it was not a fatality. Sounded bad over the scanner.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 8:17 p.m.

All together now, everyone jump to conclusions!

Basic Bob

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 11:22 p.m.

There must be a lot of ten-year-old bargain SUV's on the used car lots.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 5:59 p.m.

I am amazed that these SUVs are so poorly trained. One would think that after all this time owners would know how to give the SUVs appropriate commands and they would behave -- "SIT, SUV, STAY, SUV, now roll over SUV!" Hmmm, or could it be the owners, not the SUVs, that rolled their cars? So instead of a headline "SUV rolls over" maybe something more likely, like "1 taken to hospital after poorly handling his/her car?" or "Unskilled operator fails to control vehicle"?


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:14 p.m.

I don't get it.

Soft Paw

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:11 p.m.

Many drivers don't understand the handling differences between a truck or SUV and a standard car. The higher center of weight means they can't make the turns at the same speed.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 5:47 p.m.

11;10, not 11:10?


Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 1:24 a.m.

Ms1215919, Kyle was referring to the lack of an edit option for the comments section. If you tried to correct the punctuation in your own comment, then you'd understand. He can edit his articles. For example, I replied to the wrong thing and can't delete it. :)


Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 12:23 a.m.

Kyle Feldscher 8:12 PM on 9/6/2013 ""Actually Ms, I can't. Many commenters on here can tell you about the lack of an edit'd you edit this one, kyle?

Kyle Feldscher

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:45 p.m.

It's fixed, thank you.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:40 p.m.

Details ! Details ! lol


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 5:30 p.m.

The photo suggests that this rollover occurred a fair distance east of the intersection mentioned in the article — probably 200 yards or so.


Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 1:24 a.m.

Ms1215919, Kyle was referring to the lack of an edit option for the comments section. If you tried to correct the punctuation in your own comment, then you'd understand. He can edit his articles.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 11:36 p.m.

It was right in front of Collex, on the opposite side of the pic you can see it through the trees.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 7:30 p.m.

I concur, looks like it is right in front of the Village Pub


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 5:23 p.m.

107.1 mentioned a car vs. motorcycle accident on 94 at Huron this morning. I've been watching but nothing... anyone know anything?

In doubt

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 9:43 p.m.

Thanks Stephanie!

In doubt

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 9:41 p.m.

Thanks John!

John Counts

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:25 p.m.

The call for the structure fire on Maus turned out to be a minor stove fire in a kitchen that was quickly extinguished. I spoke with Ypsilanti fire about it this morning.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:20 p.m.

That accident happened right in front of me this morning. Traffic in the far left lane right before the left lane merge onto US-12/Willow Run came to a sudden stop when the motorcycle came speeding up that lane. He could not stop in tried, though he tried but he hit the SUV in front and crashed landed in my lane right in front of me. I had to swerve to the right lane to avoid running him over. Don't know how bad he was hurt but he got up and was standing there talking to the people whose car he hit.

In doubt

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:17 p.m.

I was listening to the scanner this morning right before 8am and it said 3 cars vs. motorcycle. Also, something happened at Michigan Ave. and Prospect, and a structure fire at Prospect and Maus street. I hope we can hear something about these too!


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 5:49 p.m.

It's not much but a friend tweeted around 9 am this morning that there was a three mile back-up on eastbound 94 in Ypsi.


Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 4:47 p.m.

@Kyle, there was biker hit at Packard and Hewitt last night a little before 8:00 pm. Any word from Washtenaw County on that?

Kyle Feldscher

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 : 6:44 p.m.

treetown - We haven't been able to get in contact with WCSO today. I'll see what i can find.