Rollover Accident South of Milford 10-20-16

Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016

On Thursday October 20th at around 12:49pm the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle rollover accident in the 2300 block of Highway 71 just south of Milford.

Francis Hoffrichter (82) of Milford was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer northbound when he fell asleep at the wheel.  The vehicle traveled into the median, Hoffrichter then over-corrected, causing the vehicle to roll on its side and slide back across both lanes of traffic.  When the vehicle entered the east ditch it rolled again coming to rest on its wheels.

Hoffrichter was suspected of having minor or non-incapacitating injuries and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.  The damage to the vehicle was estimated at $5,000.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Milford Police Department, Dickinson County Emergency Management, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance and Paramedics and Milford Fire and Rescue.