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Four-Car Accident Blocks Rochester Road Traffic

Accident occurred north of the Hamlin Road intersection.

A chain-reaction car accident blocked traffic on Rochester Road for about two hours on Saturday afternoon; no one was seriously injured in the crash, officials say.

According to a report from the , an 86-year-old Rochester Hills woman was driving her car southbound on Rochester Road when she "failed to stop in an assured clear distance" before striking a Chevrolet Suburban in front of her. The crash occurred north of the Hamlin Road intersection.

The Suburban, driven by a 42-year-old Rochester woman, was pushed forward into two more vehicles, the report stated.

The sheriff's department and the responded to the crash. The 86-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, where she was in stable condition, according to the report. The 42-year-old woman and a 10-year-old passenger sought their own medical attention at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, and the occupants of the third and fourth vehicles were not injured, the report stated.

Amy Schroeder December 04, 2011 at 12:48 PM
I saw the aftermath of the accident as I drove by, and I'm thankful to hear that no one was seriously injured!
B Pastora December 04, 2011 at 04:23 PM
Me too, from the sight of it, we thought for sure someone was fatally injured in the car behind the SUV. What a blessing for her family that she was ok along with everyone else involved.
A.T. December 04, 2011 at 09:23 PM
We drove by right as they were taking the woman out of the car and putting her into the ambulance. Glad to hear she is doing ok!
deanna churchill November 26, 2012 at 04:37 PM
does anyone know anything about an accident yesterday, sunday, at around 8:30 pm at Hamlin and Rochester rd?

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