On January 30, 2016 at approximately 06:50pm, the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to E Chicago Rd, near Baker Rd., in
Christopher Thomas Robotham, Age 27, of 1283 W 1st St, Scottville, MI; and passengers Richardson Susan Lee, Age 53, of 11549 Baker Rd, Somerset, MI., Courtney Renee Robotham, Age 24, of 1283 W 1st St, Scottville, MI., Rebecca Loretta Richardson, Age 20, of 11549 Baker Rd, Somerset, MI., and a female juvenile. Mr. Robotham stopped at stop sign on Baker Rd., and then proceeded in to the intersection on US12. Thomas Albert Middleton, Age 48, of 7355 W 112th St, Grant, MI., attempted to avoid collision with Mr. Robotham but was unable to. Mr. Robotham spun around and came to rest in the intersection. Mr. Middleton ran off the roadway and came to a stop on the shoulder.
The Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Somerset Fire and Rescue, and Moscow Fire Department. Passenger Susan Richardson complained of minor pain however she was going to transport herself to the hospital for treatment. Mr. Robotham was cited for failure to yield. Accident remains under investigation.