A two-vehicle crash in Williamston, Michigan this weekend resulted in the death of 1 of the drivers. The Meridian Township Police Department were called to the scene of the crash at 8:40 am Saturday morning.
The crash occurred on Grand River Avenue near Meridan Road. This is a very popular road as it connects Williamston to nearby cities including Okemos, East Lansing, and Lansing.
This area received a Winter Storm Advisory from Friday at 7pm to Saturday at 4pm. More snow fell than expected and roads were very treacherous during this time before the County Road Commission could plow and salt the roads completely. According to a release by the Meridian Township Police Department, a vehicle traveling Westbound struck another vehicle traveling Eastbound. Luckily, both vehicles did not have any passengers but one of the drivers was pronounced dead. The release did not identify which driver was killed.
The crash investigation is still ongoing and the name of people involved won’t be made public until the the deceased family is notified. If you or anyone you know were a witness to the accident, it is asked that you contact the Meridian Township Police Department with any information that you have. We will keep you updated on any further developments about this tragic accident.