Multiple accidents due to Monday’s weather

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded to 32 vehicle accidents Monday, most related to the weather, according to a department media release.

The accidents included one involving an Athens man.

Deputies were called at 3 p.m. to North Angling and Butler roads in Nottawa Township, where 27-year-old Jesse Stokes was involved in a single-vehicle accident.

He was transported to Bronson Methodist Hospital.

Earlier in the day, deputies were called to a jackknifed semi on M-60 at Roberts Road in Fabius Township.

The incident occurred shortly after 10:30 a.m. Investigators said the Semi had partially run off the roadway, causing a traffic hazard. Its driver, Christopher Harris, 35, of Indianapolis, was not injured.

Deputies closed the section of M-60 from U.S. 131 to Roberts Road while the vehicle was removed.

In a separate incident, deputies responded shortly after 8:30 a.m. to Riverside Drive and Burke Road in Constantine Township.

A car driven by 54-year-old Constantine resident James Hebert was involved in a single-vehicle, personal-injury accident. He was transported to Three Rivers Health.

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