HOWELL (WWJ) – Two people were sent to local hospitals Tuesday night after a pair of SUVs collided head-on near Howell.

It happened just before 8:30 p.m. along West Grand River near Fleming Road.

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According to Livingston County Sheriff’s officials, a 28-year old Fowlerville resident in a Chevy Trailblazer, heading westbound on Grand River, crossed into oncoming eastbound traffic — hitting a Ford Explorer being driven by an 82-year old Fowlerville resident.

The older driver was taken to University of Michigan hospital in serious condition.  An 8-year old in the Explorer, officials said, was at Mott Children’s Hospital Wednesday morning in stable condition with leg injuries.

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The driver of the Trailblazer was not hurt.

No names have been released.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff Department Traffic Safety Bureau.

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