Semi and SUV collide, child suffers serious injuries

GRASS LAKE, Mich. (WLNS) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a crash involving a semi-tractor/trailer and SUV on East Bound I-94 and Mount Hope Road in Grass Lake just before 4:30 p.m. on Friday where an infant suffered serious injuries.

Officials say a Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by a 30-year-old woman was traveling East Bound on I-94 passing a semi.

The Tahoe traveled into the lane of the semi-tractor/trailer when it struck the tractor portion of the semi causing the Tahoe to flip over several times after the impact.

A 3-month old child was ejected from the Tahoe in her car seat and was transported to the University of Michigan hospital with serious injuries.

The 41-year-old man driving the semi tractor/trailer was not injured; the woman driving the Tahoe suffered minor injuries.

Deputies were assisted by the Grass Lake Fire Department, Jackson Community Ambulance and the Michigan State Police.

The crash is still under investigation.

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