Two injured in crash on M-152

Published 2:54 pm Sunday, April 24, 2022

SISTER LAKES — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-car injury crash which happened on M-152 near Brooks Drive, Silver Creek Township at approximately 9:42 a.m. Saturday.

Emergency personnel arrived on scene and found that a vehicle driven by Derek Nestich, 49, of Dowagiac, had crossed the center line on M-152 and struck a vehicle driven by David Phillips, 58, of Coloma. Both Nestich and Phillips were transported from the crash site to Borgess Lee Memorial for treatment.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to have been factors in the crash. Both drivers used seatbelts and airbags did deploy from the crash.

Deputies were assisted on scene by Pokagon Tribal Police, Sister Lakes Fire Department and Pride Care Ambulance.

This crash remains under investigation.