Medical issue leads to single-vehicle crash in Milton Township

Published 10:46 am Tuesday, September 8, 2020

MILTON TONSHIP — Two Niles residents were injured in a crash Tuesday morning when a Niles man reportedly experienced a medical issue, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene of the crash on U.S. 12 near Worrell Street in Milton Township at approximately 6:15 a.m. when the driver, Eric Sienicki, 37, of Niles, reportedly experienced a medical issue and drove into a utility pole.

Sienicki and his passenger, Stacy Champagne, 41, of Niles, were transported from the scene to South Bend Memorial for treatment of their injuries.

Seatbelts were worn and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Deputies were assisted on scene by SMCAS Ambulance, Niles Township Fire and Niles Police.

The crash remains under investigation.