Romulus man in critical condition after slamming into tree in London Township accident

MONROE, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident that sent a 25-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries.

The accident happened at around 3:00 pm on Saturday in the 11000 block of Tuttlehill Road in London Township.

Officials say Robert Tackett was injured while being pulled on a homemade sled by a 1996 Dodge Ram 4x4 pickup truck. The Romulus resident was ejected for the sled and slammed into a tree.

Tackett suffered multiple injuries in the accident. He is currently in critical condition at St. Joseph's Hospital in Ann Arbor.

The truck was being driven by a 27-year-old man from Romulus.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Monroe County Sheriff's Department at (734) 240-7768.

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