Three Injured in Marshall County Accident


Three people were injured in a Sunday afternoon accident in Marshall County.

A vehicle driven by 27-year-old Robert Bristow of Allendale, Michigan was traveling north on U.S. 31 and as he approached the intersection with 5A Road, a vehicle driven by 72-year-old Martha Hall of Bremen pulled into the path of Bristow’s vehicle.

Deputies found that the impact caused Hall’s vehicle to travel off the roadway and into the ditch on the east side of U.S. 31. Hall and a passenger had to be extricated from the vehicle. They both sustained serious injuries in the accident and were flown to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. The front passenger in Bristow’s vehicle was taken by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

The crash remains under investigation.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by Lapaz Fire and EMS and Bremen EMS.