Michigan State Police Trooper Injured in Crash on Dixie Highway
(Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2023)
Groveland Township, MI – A Michigan State Police trooper was transported to Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc after his vehicle was struck head-on by a pickup truck on Dixie Highway in Groveland Township.
According to MSP Second District on Twitter “Preliminary investigation revealed that a Metro North trooper was southbound on Dixie Hwy in the right lane when a pickup truck driver attempted to pass a salt truck while heading northbound. The pick up driver lost control, crossed over all lanes of travel and struck the patrol car. The trooper was transported to Genesys Hospital in Grand Blank for injuries to his leg and hip and the at fault driver was also transported for minor injuries. Investigation continues.”
They also said that the at-fault driver was transported with minor injuries.
A later Tweet shares that the trooper was being released from the hospital and taking a few days to rest. “Wear your seatbelt, troopers do,” they said.
NOTE: Police and Fire Reports come directly from the agency involved and are written by the person or agency listed below the title. We generally run these “as is” or with minimal editing for punctuation, spelling, etc. Suspects should not be presumed guilty. Those needing more information about a case are encouraged to follow up with the reporting agency or court system for the most current information.
This story is presented without internal advertising due to the nature of the story.