Crash injures BerkleyPublished 7:26pm Sunday, January 22, 2012
CASSOPOLIS — A rear-end collision on M-51 South in Pokagon Township Friday evening injured a Dowagiac man.
Cass County Sheriff Joseph M. Underwood Jr. reports on Friday at approximately 5:55 p.m. there was a traffic crash on M-51 near Peavine Street.
Dallas Hale, 17, of Dowagiac, was traveling south on M-51 when Hale rear-ended a vehicle driven by Ernest Berkley, 56, of Dowagiac.
Berkley was slowing down to turn into his driveway. Hale was unable to stop and struck Berkley’s vehicle.
Berkley was transported to Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital for minor injuries by Pride Care Ambulance.
Hale and his passenger, Courtney Brisbois, 17, of Dowagiac, were uninjured. Safety belts were used. Alcohol was not a factor.