NILES, Mich. – Funeral services have been announced for two young Niles area girls killed in a tragic traffic crash.
The devastating accident at Leet Road and M-60 in Cass County's Howard Township has a community heartbroken.
WSBT was first on scene as this accident unfolded around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Police say 19-year-old Sarah Michael, a babysitter, ran a stop sign at the intersection of Leet Road and M-60 in Howard Township as she was driving 3 young sisters home from school.
A truck hit that car.
9-year-old Juliana Brown and 6-year old Sophia True died.
The youngest, 4-year-old Penelope True, is in critical condition.
Penelope was supposed to start preschool on Wednesday.
24 hours after the accident, witnesses are still shook up, still struggling to cope with the outcome.
“Everybody was in a panic,” said Bill Loux.
Seconds after the two cars crashed, Loux hopped out of his car and confronted the horrific scene.