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One-car crash at the intersection of Springmont and Barnard
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One-car crash at the intersection of Springmont and Barnard

From: http://www.kalamazoopublicsafety.org/

On September 24, 2012 at 12:20am, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers were dispatched to a one-car crash at the intersection of Springmont and Barnard Streets.  Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers arrived and located a vehicle that had struck a tree with the injured driver trapped inside.  The driver, a 35 year old male Bangor resident, was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Bronson Hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The on-scene investigation revealed the vehicle was heading east on Springmont St. at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate the intersection at Barnard St.  The vehicle left the roadway and struck a large tree resulting in extensive damage to the vehicle.  Drugs and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.  The crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com

By authority of: Sgt. Mike Ferguson

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