(UNDATED) – Two people were injured in two separate accidents in Cass County over the weekend.
Sheriff's Deputies were sent to Carberry Road and Lake Street in Howard Township at 12:10 AM on Sunday. They discovered that 32 year old Amanda Ahmed of Niles was northbound on Carberry Road when she lost control of her vehicle, went through the intersection and crashed into a utility pole.
Ahmed was taken to Lakeland Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Deputies say she was not wearing her safety belt at the time of the crash.
Then at 11:55 PM Sunday, deputies were dispatched to Leet Road and U.S. 12 in Milton Township for a personal injury crash. They say 39 year old Fabian Hernandez Jimenez of South Bend was heading west on U.S. 12 when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree.
Jimenez was taken to Borgess Hospital in Dowagiac to be treated for his injuries. Deputies say alcohol was a factor in the crash, and Jimenez was wearing his safety belt.