COLON TOWNSHIP – Two people were injured when their vehicles collided in Colon Township.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department says 27 year old Matthew Chorpenning of Sturgis was on Farrand Road just before 3 PM Saturday. When he attempted to cross the road and did not see an eastbound vehicle driven by 25 year old Kyle Wirgau of Colon and struck it on the driver's side.
Chorpenning's vehicle then struck a tree.
Wirgau and a passenger in Chorpenning's vehicle, 23 year old Amanda Babb of Sturgis, were both taken to Three Rivers Health with unknown injuries.
Deputies cited Chorpenning for failure to yield.
Everyone was wearing their safety belts at the time of the crash.