Date and Time: The crash occurred on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 1:58 p.m.
Location: W. Blanchard Rd., just west of Guy Rd., Rolland Township, Isabella County, Michigan
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee driven by Robert Glenn Dean, 32 years old from Mt. Pleasant
Information: The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a one vehicle personal injury accident that occurred on W. Blanchard Rd., just west of Guy Rd. The driver, Robert Dean was traveling west on Blanchard Rd. and lost control of the vehicle while entering the curves just west of Guy Rd. The Jeep Cherokee went off the road on the right shoulder and began to slide sideways across the other side of the road. It then struck a “Curve” sign and then hit a tree. Mr. Dean was pinned inside the vehicle as a result of hitting the tree. He had to be extricated from the vehicle and was flown by Aero Med to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.
Injuries: Mr. Dean sustained multiple internal injuries and lacerations.
Alcohol and speed were a factor in the crash.
Assisted By: Isabella County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted by the Michigan State Police, Millbrook-Rolland Fire Department, Fremont Township Fire Department, Mobile Medical Response, Aero Med and Central Dispatch.
The crash remains under investigation by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department.