Chassell accident due to driver inattention

Apr 29, 2013

CHASSELL, MI--   The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle accident that injured two people. 

Deputies say the crash happened Saturday around 9:30 p.m. on Chassell Painesdale Road near US-41. 

A 39-year-old woman was westbound when she looked down to change the radio station.  Her vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle driven by a 51-year-old Chassell man head-on.  The woman was uninjured.  The man and his passenger were taken to Portage Health for treatment of their injuries. 

Deputies cited the 39-year-old woman for careless driving and the driver of the second vehicle for operating while intoxicated.