Authorities investigate Kimball Township crash

A 63 year old Kimball Township man sustained life threatening injuries following a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Wadhams and Smiths Creek Road Monday morning. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s office says the incident happened around 7am when a southbound SUV allegedly ran a red light at the intersection, striking a westbound pickup truck. Sheriff’s deputies say the man believed to have ran the red light was a 47 year old from Croswell, who was taken to an area hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. The driver of the pickup truck, who authorities say was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to a Detroit area hospital for treatment and his condition is currently unknown. The intersection was closed for several hours this morning for accident investigations and reconstruction. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s office was assisted by firefighters from Kimball Township and Tri-Hospital EMS.

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The intersection of Wadhams and Smiths Creek Road is back open after being closed several hours Monday morning due to a two vehicle crash. Sargent Matt Stringer of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department says a vehicle was traveling south on Wadhams Road in Kimball Township when the driver reportedly failed to stop at a red light. The southbound vehicle then struck a vehicle traveling westbound on Smiths Creek Road. Stringer says two people were injured in the collision and were taken to area hospitals. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department is working to determine a cause of the crash and it remains an open investigation.