The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of N. Lincoln Rd. and E. Weidman Rd. in Isabella Township.
A Ford Ranger pickup driven by James Michael West was traveling east on E. Weidman Rd. when it was hit by a Dodge Ram pickup driven by Brian Keith McManus. Mr. McManus was traveling north on Lincoln Rd. and failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection
Date and Time: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at approximately 7:38 am.
Location: The crash occurred at the intersection of N. Lincoln Rd. and E. Weidman Rd., Isabella Township, Isabella County.
- Dodge Ram pickup driven by Brian Keith McManus, 23 years old from Midland, MI
- Ford Ranger pickup driven by James Michael West, 32 years old from Mt. Pleasant, MI
Injuries: Mr. McManus received minor injuries and had a friend drive him to McLaren-Central Michigan Hospital. Mr. West received serious injuries and was initially taken by ambulance to McLaren-Central Michigan, where he was stabilized. He was then transported to Covenant Hospital in Saginaw, MI.
Mr. McManus was wearing his seat belt, Mr. West was not.
Assisted By: The Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by Michigan State Police, CMU Police, Isabella Northeast Fire Department and Mobile Medical Response (MMR).
The accident remains under investigation by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department.