Injuries reported in Michigan after prisoner van crash

Posted at 7:01 AM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 07:01:30-05

CHARLESTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A van carrying prisoners crashed with another vehicle Tuesday on I-94 in southwestern Michigan, authorities said.

Several people were taken to Kalamazoo hospitals with injuries, the Kalamazoo County sheriff's office said.

The van was operated by U.S. Corrections, a Charlotte, North Carolina, company that transports prisoners across the country. The van was westbound on I-94 in Kalamazoo County, just west of Battle Creek, when it collided with another vehicle.

WWMT—TV posted a photo of a white van with a crumpled front end.