PLAINFIELD Twp. – A single-vehicle crash in Plainfield Township led to the driver being issued a citation by the Michigan State Police (MSP), for violation of the basic speed law.

The collision occurred on Esmond Road, near Allen Road, at 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 7.

According to the MSP, James Allen Leigeber, 24, National City, was driving west on Esmond Road when he lost control, went off the roadway and collided with a tree.

His passengers at the time were Jeffery David Leigeber, 22, and Dylan Austin Hunt, 20, both of National City.

Authorities state that both of the passengers were transported to the hospital by Iosco County EMS, for treatment of injuries.

The driver – operating a Ford Escape – was said to have sustained possible injuries, and the vehicle had to be towed from the crash site due to disabling damage.

Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have contributed to the incident, and all three men were wearing seat belts.