Three injured in a single-vehicle crash on M-40

Photo courtesy of the Cass County Sheriff\\\'s Office.

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – A single-vehicle crash leaves three people injured on M-40, north of Teasdale Lake Road, on Saturday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash took place around 7:35 pm in Porter Township.

When deputies arrived to the scene they found that a 17-year-old from Three Rivers was traveling southbound when she went off the road. The car collided with an embankment, causing the car to flip over and land on its roof, deputies said.

Two passengers, an 18-year-old girl from Chicago and a 15-year-old girl from Three Rivers, were injured in the crash and were taken to the hospital. The driver was transported to the hospital via Medflight for her injuries, deputies said.

Deputies believe seatbelts were not worn during the crash, and drugs or alcohol might have been a factor in the crash as well, according to the report.

This crash remains under investigation.

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