Driver hospitalized after rolling his vehicle in Sands Township

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SANDS TWP. - A Gwinn man had to be hospitalized after he rolled his Ford Explorer on M-553 near the Blueberry Ridge Trail Network.

The Marquette County Sheriff's Office reports that the accident happened around 12:45 PM on Sunday. According to a release, 35-year-old Dennis Forbes lost control of his vehicle on the rain covered roads, before hydroplaning across the oncoming lane and off the opposite side of 553. The SUV then rolled completely over before landing back on its wheels.

Forbes was transported to UPHS - Marquette by Sands Township EMS and a juvenile in the car with him sought his or her own treatment. 

Also assisting on the scene were Sands Township Fire, the Marquette City Police Department and the Chocolay Township Police Department.


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