Two in critical condition after Antrim County crash

The drivers in a head-on crash in Mancelona Township on Wednesday at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday were taken to Munson Medical Center.

TRAVERSE CITY — Antrim County authorities are investigating a head-on crash that sent two drivers to Munson Medical Center.

Shannon Dickerson, 39, of Mancelona was driving a Saturn Outlook north on County Road 571 on Wednesday afternoon when she crossed the center line and hit an oncoming Toyota Tundra pickup truck.

John Kaitting, 41, of Rapid City, was driving the pickup truck. He was taken to the hospital by North Flight while Dickerson was taken by ambulance. Both drivers were listed in critical condition Thursday morning.

Authorities don't yet know why Dickerson crossed the center line on the stretch of road between Palmer Park Road and Elder Road in Mancelona Township, according to a press release from the Antrim County Sheriff's Department.

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