Driver collides with out of control F350 towing bobcat

MILTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 49-year-old Indiana man is in the hospital after being crashed into by a pickup towin a bobcat westward on US 12 Monday evening.

The driver—a 27-year-old from Berrien Springs—was towing the load in an F350 when Michigan State Troopers say he lost control, crossed the center line, and hit the oncoming SUV.

MSP Fifth District

Pictures of the truck show damage to the rear, driver’s-side quarter panel—the bobcat coming to rest in the trees on the opposite side of the road.

IN man severely hurt in US12 crash with F350 towing bobcat - Wide of scene

MSP Fifth District

Troopers posted about the crash Wednesday, saying drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors, though the cause is still under investigation.

#InjuryTrafficCrash
Date/Time: Mon 7/1, around 6:30pm
Venue: W/B US 12 Hwy near Gumwood Rd
Milton Twp, Cass County
Synopsis of Crash:
Niles post troopers are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred yesterday in Cass County. Preliminary investigations reveal that the… pic.twitter.com/4D1Xb0OAnj

— MSP Fifth District (@MspSouthwestMI) July 2, 2024

The SUV driver was taken to a hospital in South Bend, Indiana to treat severe injuries.

US 12 was shut down near Gumwood Rd for 5 hours for cleanup and scene reconstruction.

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