auto accident

Ambulance team thanked for lifesaving efforts

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

  THANKFUL—Angela Dykes took the time to share her story with the first responders who kept her alive following a head-on crash January 2008. Pictured with Dykes are Rockford Ambulance paramedics Jeff Ripley, Rich Kaiser and Jamie Balcom. Angela Dykes lost seven weeks of memory when she was involved in a head-on crash on M-57 near Ramsdell Road on January 22, 2008. She [...]

Rockford woman killed in rollover

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alice Bronswell Phillips, 58, died when the vehicle which she drove was struck by that of a 19-year-old Grand Rapids woman on Alpine Avenue just south of Lamoreaux,  on Sunday, July 26. According to the Michigan State Police, Phillips lost control of her car after the impact and ran off the right side of the road and overturned, hitting a utility pole. She was taken to [...]

Elderly woman killed in crash

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

FATAL CRASH-—This SUV struck a Buick Roadmaster that ran a stop sign at Tefft and 13 Mile. Photo by J. Reed by JUDY REED Margaret and Jerry Yakes were sitting in their family room about 7 p.m. June 3, when they heard an explosion, and then another. It was followed by sirens. What the Yakes heard was the crash at the corner of  Tefft and 13 Mile Road, in Courtland [...]

Rockford, Algoma respond to three-car crash Tuesday

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Rockford Fire and Police responded to a 4 p.m. crash at the intersection of Northland Drive and Twelve Mile Road Tuesday, April 14. One larger vehicle appeared to hit head-on with a smaller four-door and a third vehicle, also a small four-door car, was also involved. Traffic was slowed but not blocked on Northland until the vehicles were removed and rescue responders [...]