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Road rage blamed for US-23 rollover crash

Road rage is being cited as the cause of a single vehicle rollover crash on northbound US-23, north of White Lake Road in Tyrone Township Friday morning.

Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene at approximately 7:37 a.m. A preliminary investigation indicates that there were three vehicles involved in a road rage incident while traveling north on US-23 at speeds in excess of 100 mph.

One of the vehicles involved was a 2011 Ford Fiesta operated by a 31-year-old female Grand Blanc resident. Authorities say the driver of the Ford Fiesta  lost control of her vehicle and slid into the median. The vehicle then re-entered the roadway crossing both northbound lanes of travel and into the ditch on the right shoulder, where it overturned, rolling back onto the roadway and blocking the right lane of travel.

The Ford Fiesta operator, who suffered several lacerations to her head, was transported to Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc by Livingston County EMS in stable condition. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash.

One of the vehicles in this road rage incident was identified as a Tan Chevrolet Equinox. Drivers of the two other vehicles have not been identified.

The roadway was closed for approximately an hour during for cleanup.

This crash remains under investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff’s OfficeTraffic Safety Division.

Deputies were assisted on the scene by Fenton Area Fire Departmentand Livingston County EMS.

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