7 injured, including child in critical condition, in Ypsilanti Township crash
Seven people were taken to the hospital, including one child who was in critical condition, after a large crash in Ypsilanti Township Tuesday afternoon.
Huron Valley Ambulance spokeswoman Joyce Williams said emergency crews were sent at 3:58 p.m. Tuesday to the intersection of Bemis and Whittaker roads for a crash. At least three vehicles were involved in the incident, Williams said.
One person was transported to University of Michigan C.S. Motts Children’s Hospital in critical condition, Williams said. Children under the age of 18 are taken to Mott, Williams said.
The child was the only person in critical condition Tuesday. Two other people were taken to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Superior Township in stable condition. Four others to University of Michigan Hospital in stable condition, Williams said.
Three people refused medical treatment on scene, she said.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office sent out a Nixle alert asking drivers to stay away from the area Tuesday afternoon. A second alert was sent out 20 minutes later announcing the intersection was not blocked.
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Geoffrey Fox said he didn’t immediately have any information about the incident. More information could come later.