One man airlifted after crashing into tree

Posted at 5:16 AM, Jan 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-28 05:16:38-05

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man was airlifted to the hospital after he crashed into a tree early Sunday morning.

This happened just before 2 a.m. at Lawrence Road near Marcellus Highway in Cass County.

Police said the driver was heading south when he swerved to avoid hitting an animal and left the roadway.

He lost control and hit a tree.

He was airlifted to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

The driver was wearing his seatbelt. His injuries are unknown at this time.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. This accident is still under investigation.