Tecumseh Man Sustains Critical Injuries in Crash at M-50 and Ridge Hwy.

Ridgeway Twp., MI – A Tecumseh man sustained critical injuries in a two vehicle crash in Ridgeway Township Wednesday afternoon.

Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of Ridge Highway and M-50 in Ridgeway Township at around 2:20pm.

According to Sheriff’s Deputies, a 2019 Chevy Pickup was traveling northbound on Ridge Highway approaching the intersection of M-50. The driver of the vehicle, a 30-year-old female from Milan stated that the traffic light was green. The other vehicle, a 2010 Mazda was traveling eastbound on M-50 driven by a 38-year-old male from Tecumseh.

The Pickup struck the vehicle on the passenger side sending it spinning through the intersection and striking a house located on the north east corner of the intersection. The driver of the Mazda sustained critical injuries and was transported to University of Michigan Hospital by LCA. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries, no one in the house was injured.

The driver of the Pickup was wearing a seatbelt. The crash is being investigated by the Lenawee County Accident  Investigation Team to determine if the driver of the Mazda had on a seatbelt and if alcohol or speed was a factor in the crash.

The Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Lenawee County Accident Investigation Team, Ridgeway Fire Department and LCA.

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