1 Injured After Vehicle Hydroplanes and Hits Tree

Posted at 2:40 AM, Jun 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-24 03:32:46-04

generic car crash picMILTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (June 24, 2014) — A woman was taken to the hospital for injuries after a vehicle she was riding in started to hydroplane and crashed.

Police say Jeremy Santana, 37, was behind the wheel at 5:27 p.m. on June 23. He was headed west on Redfield Street in heavy rain when he started to hydroplane and lost control of the vehicle. He ran off the road and hit a tree.

EMS took Santana’s passenger, Crystal Watkins, 37, to an area hospital for her injuries. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor and both people were wearing their seat belts.

At last check, the crash remained under investigation.