Three people were treated for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident earlier this week in Constantine Township.
St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department officials said 30-year-old Kristina Steele told investigators she fell asleep Monday while driving north in the 10300 block of North River Road.
The vehicle went off the roadway, injuring passengers Cory Hughey of Three Rivers and Bryan Cook of Sturgis.
All three were taken to Three Rivers Health.
Three Rivers Health Inpatient Rehab unit recently held their annual Thanksgiving Party for the patients, their families, and staff.
Staff and families brought in various homemade dishes to add to the potluck dinner. The Three Rivers Health Dietary department provided the mainstays for the event.
Adding to the celebration, patients joined in by preparing the potatoes for the meal earlier in the day.
“We had such a great turn out from the family members! And the patients had a terrific time preparing their dish,” said Heidi Sweet, Clinical Liaison for the unit.
Sweet also offered she thought the party and dinner was a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving together with patients and their families. She added, “Delicious food and smiles across the room! We all have a lot to be thankful for.”
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A 25-year-old Constantine man was injured last week after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree in Florence Township.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said it fielded a call around 1 a.m. Friday in response to a one-car accident on Sevison Road near Mintdale Road.
Upon arrival, deputies saw a 2007 Ford F-250 crashed into a tree after the northbound vehicle crossed the centerline and went off the roadway. Deputies learned that the vehicle was stolen, though the location of its theft was not disclosed.
The driver was treated at Three Rivers Health.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-car collision at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Lockport Township.
According to a department media release, one of two cars going in opposite directions on M-60 near Mahnke Road crossed the center line and collided with the other vehicle.
One of the vehicles rolled several times and the driver had to be extricated from the vehicle. That driver was air lifted to Borgess Hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries.
The other driver was treated at Three Rivers Health.
Additional details about the incident, including names, ages and places of residence of the drivers, were not released, as the collision is being investigated as a criminal matter.
A 25-year-old Marcellus man was treated at Three Rivers Health for injuries he sustained in a one-car accident over the weekend in Fabius Township.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Christopher Laughlin lost control of his vehicle Saturday in the vicinity of Hoffman and Day roads. His vehicle crossed the center line, went off the roadway and struck a tree.
Laughlin was charged with driving under the influence, deputies said.