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1 injured after car hits concrete barrier in Cass County

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Posted at 8:30 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 08:30:28-05

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 26-year-old Cassopolis resident was injured Monday night in a one-car crash, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

It happened about 11 p.m. near the intersection of Rudy Road and Swamp Street in Wayne Township.

A police investigation showed that Joseph Badner was traveling north on Rudy Road when he hit the concrete barrier, going over the bridge.

Badner was trapped inside the vehicle when officers arrived.

He was removed from the vehicle by fire department personnel and transported to South Bend Memorial Hospital.

Seat belts were worn at the time of the crash.

Assisting in this crash were Wayne Township Fire, Dowagiac Fire, Pokagon Tribal Police, Michigan State Police and Pride Care EMS.