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Monday, 26 August 2013 10:44

Brown City area man injured in ATV crash

(MAPLE VALLEY TOWNSHIP) -- A 48-year old Brown City area man was injured after his 3-wheeler overturned Saturday evening around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brooks and Shepherd Roads in Maple Valley Township. Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies say a call was made to 9-1-1 regarding the accident. The caller stated that a man was lying in the middle of the road and that it appeared that he had rolled his ATV. An investigation showed that the man was attempting to make a right hand turn onto Shepherd Road on the 1980's Yamaha when the crash occurred. The man was taken to Marlette Regional Hospital and later transferred to St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw with possible head injuries. Deputies say the man did not have a valid driver's license and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The incident remains under investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Brown City Fire Department, Marlette EMS and the Brown City Police Department.