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Saturday night crash in Birch Run Township injures 4

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(04/27/13) - Four people were hurt after a three-car crash in Saginaw County's Birch Run Township.

It happened on Birch Run Road between S. Gera Road and Block Road just before 10 p.m. Saturday night.

Michigan State Police say it started with a two-car crash between a maroon Ford sedan and a silver Buick sedan. As they were waiting for police on the side of the road, the driver of a blue Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck ran into the silver car. The truck flipped over, throwing the driver from the truck.

Four adults and two children were standing outside at the time. The children were not hurt. The four adults had to be taken to the hospital.

One woman was airlifted to Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw. The other three were taken via ambulance to area hospitals. According to MSP, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the truck ran away from the accident scene. Sunday morning, Birch Run Police confirmed the man turned himself in. He was taken to a hospital.

Troopers believe alcohol played a role in the crash.

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