12-year-old boy suffers ‘multiple injuries’ in US 31 crash

June 16, 2023

– Oceana County Sheriff’s Office photo

12-year-old boy suffers ‘multiple injuries’ in US 31 crash

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two people were ejected from a vehicle during a rollover crash on northbound US 31 near Shelby Road Friday afternoon, June 16, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast.

A 12-year-old boy suffered “multiple injuries,” and a 46-year-old man sustained a fractured arm and other injuries, said Sheriff Mast. A 15-year-old boy who was properly restrained in the vehicle with a seatbelt was “walking and talking” following the crash.

“They were headed to the Gus Macker (basketball tournament) in Ludington,” said Sheriff Mast. It’s possible that the driver of the vehicle that crashed was cut off by another driver.

Emergency crews had northbound US 31 shut down in the vicinity of the crash scene.

– Oceana County Sheriff’s Office photo

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