Sunday, October 21, 2012
Southbound 23 was closed for hours after crash.
A vehicle accident shut down traffic on US 23 South for hours after a crash on Sunday afternoon in Fenton Township. Flint Police Operations posted that a vehicle being towed by an RV overturned. Genesee County 911 Consortium posted that the crash occurred around noon on US 23 near Lahring Road. Emergency officials diverted southbound traffic to Northbound US 23. The highway was re-opened around 2 p.m. No major injuries have been reported. Traffic from the incident may have contributed to another crash on US 23 that occurred around 3 p.m..
Monday, July 23, 2012
Police say Teddyjo Fliam's blood/alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit during a crash that injured her two children.
A 22-year-old female driver, who police say was drunk, and her 1-year old daughter were ejected from their car during a rollover crash in Fenton on Friday night, according to police. Police arrived on scene near Center Road and Old US 23 to find Teddyjo Fliam, of Fenton, and her daughter thrown from their 1997 Toyota Four Runner, according to a press release from the Livingston County Sheriff’s office. Police say the girl was thrown from the vehicle because she was not properly restrained in her car seat. Fliam’s 4-year-old son, however, was still in the car when police arrived on scene, and was wearing his seat belt. Witnesses told police that Fliam ran a stop sign at Old US 23 and then continued driving westbound on Center Road where …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Truck and trailer rolls on its side near White Lake Road.
Rescue crews transported a Howell woman to the hospital after a rollover accident on U.S. 23 Friday. Fenton Fire Chief Robert Cairnduff said a truck with an attached camper went off the road and rolled on its side on northbound U.S. 23, one mile south of White Lake Road around noon Friday. He said the woman was transported to Genesys Regional Medical Center, while her husband, who was also in the vehicle, but not injured, accompanied her. Traffic slowed because the east lane remained closed so the vehicle could be towed. The lane is expected to be close until 2 p.m. or later.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Children, ages 2 and 5, involved in crash, seatbelts might have saved them from more serious fates.
A three-car pileup on Silver Lake Road by Marl Drive at 11:11 a.m. on Friday resulted in no serious injuries, thanks to everyone wearing seatbelts. A resident of the 4000 block of Silver Lake Road was stopped to make a left turn into the driveway, said Deputy D. Curtis of the Genesee County Sheriff's Department. A Linden woman, in her 70s and driving a Yukon, also was headed west. The woman did not appear to see the stopped vehicle, witnesses told police. Approaching the stopped Dodge Caravan that was waiting to turn left into its driveway, the second driver tried to use the road shoulder to go around the Caravan but hit its back right corner. A car went spinning into the eastbound lane, hitting an oncoming third vehicle, which then …