Posted on Apr 24, 2024

Truck crash in Springfield injures passenger, causes fuel spill

SPRINGFIELD, MI - The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office said a truck collision in Springfield Tuesday morning left one person injured and caused a fuel spill.

According to WWMT, two vehicles collided on West Dickman Road at about 10:09 a.m.  A preliminary investigation indcated that the driver of a  westbound grain truck was making a left turn onto North Helmer Road when it was struck on the passenger side by a commercial box truck.  

A passenger in the box truck was treated by paramedics and was expected to recover.

The accident caused the grain truck's fuel tank to rupture, spilling 75 to 100 gallons of diesel fuel onto the roadway.  Traffic was disrupted in the area while sheriff's deputies, paramedics, and emergency crews responded to the scene.

Our Michigan car accident lawyer will update this news blog should any additional details become available.