Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Fenton Township, Linden women injured in collision with pine tree on Runyan Lake Road.
Fenton Police continue to investigate a car crash that could result in "super drunk" charges against the driver. Fenton Police Lt. Jason Slater said a 23-year-old Linden man drove his rented 2012 Ford Mustang too fast around a curve northbound on Runyan Lake Road near Shiawassee Avenue around 11:30 p.m. June 8 when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into and broke a pine tree. The driver and a male passenger in the front seat were uninjured, but two females, a 19-year-old Linden woman and 21-year-old Fenton Township woman, who were not wearing seat belts, both suffered injuries and were transported to the Genesys Regional Medical Center, Slater said. "They had visible injuries," Slater added. Officers smelled intoxicants on the …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A 23-year-old Fenton man and 58-year-old Linden man suffered minor injuries in crash near Silver Parkway.
Rescue crews transported two local residents to area hospitals after a car crash on Owen Road Tuesday night. Fenton Police Chief Rick Aro said a 23-year-old Fenton man told police he was driving westbound on Owen Road around 6:12 p.m. in the left lane of traffic when a vehicle made a right turn from southbound Silver Parkway in front of him. The man said he swerved to avoid the vehicle then lost control of his 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. Aro said the vehicle spun into the eastbound lane of Owen Road where it struck a Chevrolet van driven by a 58-year-old Linden man. Rescue crews took the Fenton man to Hurley Hospital, while the Linden man was transported to Genesys Regional Medical Center. Both had minor injuries and both were wearing seat …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Fenton Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A Fenton man died Friday morning after a car crash in Tyrone Township. Alcohol and speed were factors in the crash that killed 22-year-old Brian Zaffer around 3 a.m. on Linden Road near Turner Road, WHMI (93.5) reported. Zaffer crashed into a tree and died at the scene after leaving Olde Hickory Bar on Bennett Lake Road, according to the Livingston Daily Press & Argus. The article stated he was not wearing a seatbelt. Marijuana arrest at Bush Park A Fenton Police officer arrested a 23-year-old Fenton man for possession of marijuana after conducting a special watch on Bush Park on May 28 after several residents' complaints of illegal activity. Fenton Police Chief Rick Aro said the officer saw two males and a female walk to the secluded …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Man appeared to be suffering from medical condition, police say.
Rescue crews transported a Byron couple to Genesys Regional Medical Center after a car crashed into a tree Tuesday morning. Fenton Police officer Carla Feamster said a man who was suffering from a medical problem and later complained of chest pains was traveling east on Owen Road when his vehicle left the roadway near Auto Zone and crashed head-on into a tree around 11:30 a.m. The couple, who were both wearing seatbelts, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Feamster said.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Police are reporting a 34-year-old Flint resident suffered serious injuries in the crash.
Rescue crews transported a 34-year-old Flint man with serious injuries to Genesys Regional Medical Center Friday morning after a rollover accident on US-23 South, south of Owen Road in Fenton. Fenton Police Officer Carla Feamster said the driver of the vehicle indicated a car had cut in front of the vehicle around 7 a.m., causing the driver to slam on the brakes and veer to the shoulder of the road. The car then rolled once before hitting the embankment. The Flint man was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, Feamster said. She added that he was conscious and alert when transported to the hospital. The two other passengers were both wearing seatbelts and suffered minor injuries.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
West Branch woman suffered only minor injuries in crash.
A West Branch woman fell asleep and flipped her vehicle on southbound U.S. 23 around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, police said. Fenton Police Sgt. Dave Reinfelder said the woman was driving from West Branch to a family Christmas party in Ohio when she fell asleep, lost control of her vehicle, collided with the guardrail on U.S. 23 South near North Road and turned her car on the side. She had only minor injuries in the crash, Reinfelder said. "It appeared a lot worse than it was," he added. Traffic on U.S. 23 was backed up for about an hour as crews cleaned up the crash.