Two injured in head-on collision Wednesday in Bainbridge Township

Published 10:03 am Friday, January 11, 2019

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured Wednesday evening in a head on crash on Napier and Arent Road in Bainbridge Township, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.

Officers responded to the crash at 5:26 p.m., where they determined that the driver of a Nissan crossed the center line and struck a GMC Sierra. The GMC left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole, breaking it in half. 

The driver of the Nissan had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to Lakeland Hospital. The driver of the GMC Sierra was also transported to Lakeland Hospital for injuries.

In addition to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, responding agencies included, Sister Lakes Fire Department, Pride Care and Medic One.

The case remains under investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor, according to authorities with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department. AEP is currently replacing the utility pole. Traffic was rerouted around the scene.