Sunday, February 10, 2013
Woman will serve one year in jail and spend three years on probation.
A Waterford woman will serve one year of jail time after she injured her 1-year-old daughter in a drunk driving crash in Tyrone Township in July. Teddyjo Fliam will serve one year in Livingston County Jail and three years probation after pleading guilty to operation under the influence causing serious injury and and failure to maintain security for having no insurance, according to WHMI. Police arrived on scene near Center Road and Old US 23 to find Fliam and her daughter thrown from their 1997 Toyota Four Runner, police told Patch in July. 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 …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Residents can expect new signage and monitoring of intersection at Fenton and Clyde Roads.
Despite one local woman’s efforts to see improvements made to an intersection where just weeks ago a Fenton man died in a car crash, the Livingston County Road Commission (LCRC) has decided against installing any additional streetlights in the near future. Adrienne Conner of Hartland had initiated a request to have a streetlight installed on the corner of Clyde and Fenton Roads to help with visibility and improve the safety conditions after a recent fatal accident. However, based off of statistics supplied by the Livingston County Road Commision, the intersection has had only seven accidents in the past five years, which equates to a relatively low frequency based on the high traffic volumes, according to Hartland Township Public Works …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Several cars veered off of US 23 in Fenton, police offer tips to stay safe on the road.
Several cars went of the roadway Monday because of the icy road conditions. Fenton Police Chief Rick Aro said a 27-year-old Swartz Creek resident was driving southbound on US 23 around 7:30 a.m. Monday when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree near the Owen Road exit ramp. Aro said the 2003 Chevy Tahoe had extensive damage, but the driver was uninjured. Aro added that several other vehicles also skidded off of US 23 Monday. A two-car accident also occurred on Silver Parkway near Jennings Road around 3:25 p.m. Monday. Aro said a 32-year-old Linden woman driving a 2009 Pontiac G6 failed to yield to a 2012 Chevrolet van driven by a 38-year-old Fenton resident when she was turning left, causing the accident. Both vehicles …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Roger Miles, 56, of Fenton was killed in a fatal car crash on Friday night, while Treena Jean Beazley, of Howell, was arraigned for operating while intoxicated causing death.
Updated on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The Livingston County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the 32-year-old driver involved in the fatal accident on Friday night. Treena Jean Beazley from Howell was reportedly driving a 1990 Jeep Wrangler and traveling west on Clyde Road when she failed to stop for a stop sign and crashed her vehicle into a 2011 Dodge Caliber driven by 56-year-old Roger Miles of Fenton. According to a press release, Beazley sustained a minor injury and was lodged in the Livingston County Jail for operating while intoxicated causing death. Beazley was arraigned Monday morning in Livingston County and released on a 25K bond. Police say Miles was transported by Livingston County Ambulance to Genesys Hospital in Grand …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
47-year-old Michael Herrell, of Flint, was killed after losing control on icy roads and striking a semi trailer on US 23.
A Flint man was killed Wednesday morning in a car accident that closed a US-23 ramp in Tyrone Township for three hours, according to the Livingston County Sheriff's Department. Police said that 47-year-old Michael Herrell lost control of his 1997 Chevrolet S-10 on icy roads while exiting the freeway at Center Road. Herrell struck the rear of a 2003 Hyundai 53-foot semi-trailer that was parked on the shoulder of the off ramp and was killed. The driver of the semi truck, 51-year-old Melvin Roe of Rhodes, was not injured in the crash and alcohol does not appear to be a factor, police said. The Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by personnel from the Fenton City Fire Department, Livingston County EMS and the Michigan State Police …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Two cars collide around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Rescue crews transported a woman to the hospital with a head injury after a two-car collision on US 23 near North Road around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fenton Police Lt. Jason Slater said he was assisting a driver of a broke down vehicle on US 23, causing traffic to move to the fast lane. Slater said the driver of one vehicle continued past him in the fast lane at a high rate of speed and rear-ended another vehicle. The crash caused the vehicle that was rear-ended to lose control, moving it across the highway and off to the side of the road. Crews transported the driver of the first vehicle to Genesys Regional Medical Center after she complained of a head injury. She was conscious and alert, Slater said. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Traffic from earlier incident may have contributed to crash.
Rescue crews transported a man to the hospital after a motorcycle crash on US 23 south near Silver Lake Road in Fenton Sunday. Fenton Fire Lt. Jeff Shook said a man was driving his Harley Davidson south on US 23 around 3 p.m. when he lost control and went off the road. Shook said the man injured his shoulder and emergency crews transported him to Hurley Hospital. Shook said the man likely came over the hill and tried to slow down for traffic backed up from the crash earlier on US 23. The man was wearing a helmet, shook said.
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..
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Fenton Police say driver suffered minor injuries in 3 p.m. collision.
Rescue crews transported one driver to the hospital after a car and truck had a front end collision at the U.S. 23 exit ramp and Silver Lake Road in Fenton around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Fenton Police Chief Rick Aro said according to preliminary information, injuries were minor. Fenton resident Franciska Richardson, who was parked nearby and witnessed the accident, said the truck driver ran a red light and struck the car that was making a left onto the US 23 ramp. Traffic was slowed in the area as crews cleaned up the scene. Fenton Police, the Fenton Fire Department and STAT EMS ambulances responded to the crash.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Driver turns left in front of another vehicle, suffers minor injuries.
Rescue crews transported one man to Genesys Regional Medical Center after a two-car collision on Owen Road around 4 p.m. Monday. Fenton police officer Dan Forbush said a vehicle traveling westbound turned left into Speedway in front of another vehicle traveling eastbound on Owen Road near US 23. The man turning left was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries, Forbush said. He was ticketed in the accident. The other driver had a cut on his arm, Forbush said. Traffic was slowed in the area while crews cleaned up the incident.