Elderly couple injured in US 31 rollover crash.

November 30, 2020

Elderly couple injured in US 31 rollover crash.

GRANT TOWNSHIP — An elderly Ludington couple were injured in a single-vehicle crash on US 31 near Park Road Sunday, Nov. 29, shortly after 7 a.m., according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report.

Beverly Collins, 86, and Virginia Mae Collins, 83, were passengers in a 2007 Ford Econoline van driven by Vanya Ladene Veihl, 65, of Ludington, according to the report.

The van was southbound on the highway north of the Park Road overpass when “it lost control on a portion of icy roadway and left the roadway right,” states the report. “The vehicle overturned once off the roadway and rolled over approximately four times before coming to rest on its wheels.”

Both Beverly and Virginia Collins were transported to Mercy Hospital in Muskegon for serious injuries. “Beverly was injured badly to his face and head,” said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. He as riding in the front passenger seat.

The driver received minor injuries and was treated at the scene by Life EMS, according to the report.

They were all wearing seatbelts.

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