2 women hurt in crash near Lakeview

By Daily News • Last Updated 11:36 am on Thursday, January 05, 2012

A Lakeview woman and a Mount Pleasant woman were injured in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon on M-46 in front of the Mobil gas station and Dollar General store in Lakeview. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

LAKEVIEW — Two women were injured in an accident on M-46 in Lakeview on Wednesday afternoon.

A Lakeview police officer reported the accident to Montcalm County Central Dispatch around 12:15 p.m. in front of the Mobil gas station and Dollar General on M-46 just east of M-91.

Lakeview Police Chief Darin Dood said the accident happened when a Dodge Dynasty driven by Maxine Edgerly, in her 80s, from Lakeview, was heading east on M-46 when she turned left into the Mobil and Dollar General driveway in front of a westbound Dodge Neon driven by Morgan Saxton, in her 30s, from Mount Pleasant.

Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services transported both women to Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital in Lakeview.

The Lakeview District Fire Department assisted at the scene of the crash and helped redirect traffic on M-46 for about an hour. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Edgerly was then transferred to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.

M-46 was shut down for about an hour while police investigated the accident and rescue workers cleaned up the scene.

The Lakeview District Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

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