Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries following a crash Monday morning in Hamburg Township.
According to a press release, the Hamburg Township Fire Department, Hamburg Township Police Department and Livingston County EMS were dispatched at about 9 a.m. to a motor vehicle accident on M-36 east of Merrill Road.
Upon arrival, emergency personnel found a two vehicle head-on collision involving a Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Silverado. Both vehicles had substantial front-end damage and both drivers had life-threatening injuries. There were no other occupants in either vehicle.
The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado was transported by Livingston County EMS to the University of Michigan Medical Center – Ann Arbor. The driver of the Ford Fusion required significant extrication efforts to be removed from the vehicle and was transported to the University of Michigan Medical Center – Ann Arbor by the University of Michigan Survival Flight helicopter.
Initial investigation revealed that the Fusion was travelling westbound on M-36 when the Silverado, which was travelling eastbound on M-36, crossed the center line and struck the Fusion head on.
The accident investigation is on-going by the Hamburg Township Police Department. Hamburg Township public safety personnel were assisted at the scene by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, Green Oak Township Police Department and Green Oak Fire Department.