3 people receive minor injuries Monday in Marquette Township crash

MARQUETTE — Three people involved in a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township Monday evening were treated for minor injuries.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the crash, which occurred around 5:32 p.m., on County Road HQ near U.S. 41 West.

A silver 2010 Ford Escape, driven by a 21-year-old Illinois woman, failed to yield to northbound County Road HQ traffic. The Ford Escape turned southbound out of the Target parking lot entrance onto County Road HQ in front of a northbound white 2002 Subaru Forester, driven by a 24-year-old Mohawk man. The Subaru struck the Ford Escape, resulting in disabling damage to both vehicles.

The two occupants and the front seat passenger of the Ford Escape sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash. The front seat passenger, a 19-year-old Marquette woman, was transported to UP Health System Marquette for minor injuries and is in stable condition, police said.

The 21-year-old Illinois woman was cited for failure to yield. The crash remains under investigation.


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