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August 2011 Archives

Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

A Michigan couple was killed after their car was rear-ended by a truck on Saturday morning. The driver of the truck did not stop after the fatal accident on US Highway 10. Police are still trying to locate the driver of the charcoal grey Chevrolet Silverado.

Husband killed and wife seriously hurt in motorcycle/car collision

On Sunday evening, tragedy befell a Michigan couple when a car apparently turned into the path of their motorcycle. Hopefully this will be the last such tragic accident this year as the Michigan motorcycle riding season begins to wind down.

Michigan school bus crash injures student

A 15-year-old student was injured Wednesday when the school bus in which he was riding crashed. The motor vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 94, north of Detroit, in Harrison Township. The 15-year-old boy was transported to Mount Clemens regional Medical Center, but the nature of the injuries did not appear to be serious.

Michigan woman killed in three-car accident

One Michigan woman was killed and another driver was seriously injured in a three-vehicle fatal accident on Friday afternoon. The accident occurred just after noon. The injured driver reportedly suffered serious, but not life threatening injuries. The third driver involved in the crash was not injured.

Are Training Hospitals More Dangerous for Patients?

A recent study indicates that hospitals that train doctors have a higher rate of death after emergency surgeries than other hospitals. The finding is quite concerning given that teaching hospitals account for more than a fifth of the country's hospitals. There are more than 1,000 teaching hospitals throughout the U.S., including Michigan.

Two hospitalized after car crashes into Pinckney storefront

The Best Entertainment store in downtown Pinckney was seriously damaged when a 2011 Ford Focus crashed into the building front in the early morning hours of August 19. Both passenger and driver were injured in the car accident and sent to the hospital.

NFL players: League did not protect their brains from injury

Seven former National Football League players have filed suit against the NFL over concussions sustained while they played football professionally. The case is unique in that it seeks class action status which, if granted, would make it the first class action suit of its kind.

Drunk driver kills Michigan teen praying for accident victim

It is undeniable that drunk driving is dangerous. There are always reports of the damage, injuries, and deaths drunk drivers cause and it only makes sense that drunk drivers are punished even if they miraculously don't injure anyone. Unfortunately one Detroit family is mourning the loss of a daughter after she was killed by a drunk driver in Monroe County.

Do pit bulls have a fighting chance in Michigan?

Dog bites can cause serious injury and sometimes even death. There have been numerous stories across the country of pit bulls maiming young children and adults. Tragically, the stories about pit bulls have gotten worse, including numerous pit bull-related deaths. In an effort to protect Michiganites from dangerous pit bulls, a bill was recently introduced into the House of Representatives that would ban pit bulls from residing in the state.

Head-on car crash kills one

A female motorist in Macomb County, Mich. was involved in a fatal accident Aug. 5 that took the life of another motorist. The 52-year-old woman, a resident of Macomb Township, was reportedly traveling north when her car went over the centerline in the road, plowing head-on into a car driven by another 52-year-old woman, a resident of Clinton Township.

Three injured in Monday morning crash in Michigan

Three Michigan residents were hospitalized after a car accident just after 11:00 am on Monday morning. The crash occurred just two miles east of Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park and halted traffic headed to the park while rescue and cleanup crews responded to the accident scene.

Your Airline Flight Safer than your Michigan Hospital Stay?

Many people claim to have a natural aversion to hospitals, doctors and, of course, needles. A new statistic may lend credibility to the notion that the common fear of hospitals may be rooted - at least partially - in a human defense mechanism. The World Health Organization's (WHO) Envory for Patient Safety, Sir Liam Donaldson, recently stated that staying in a hospital is far more dangerous than flying in an airplane.

Common sense can help bicyclists avoid accidents

When a bicycle and a car are involved in an accident, the results can be devastating. According to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, 630 cyclists were killed in crashes involving motor vehicles in 2009. An additional 500,000 bike accidents ended with a trip to the emergency room.

Newspaper delivery truck struck in Michigan crash

Generally newspapers only deliver the news, but occasionally the delivery of the newspapers becomes the headline. A two-car accident in Detroit early Wednesday morning sent a Newspaper delivery truck crashing into a storefront. Both drivers were injured in the accident.

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