By Cole Waterman | Cole_Waterman@mlive.com

HEMLOCK, MI – Four people were injured after a small plane crashed in rural Saginaw County. 

At 10:02 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, Saginaw County Central Dispatch was alerted to the crash in the 14000 block of Spencer Road in Richland Township, about halfway between Hemlock and St. Charles.

Sheriff’s deputies and Richland Township firefighters responded to the scene.

They arrived to find a Cessna 185 upside down on the south side of the road.

The plane’s 62-year-old male pilot suffered minor facial lacerations. His three passengers — a man and woman, both 64 years old, and a 61-year-old woman — sustained bumps and bruises, officials said.

All four people were transported to Hurley Medical Center in Flint for treatment.

They were flying from Flint to Beaver Island in Charlevoix County, according to Sheriff William Federspiel.

Federal Aviation Administration also responded to the scene.

As of 12:30 p.m. Saturday, the wreckage remains on the side of the road with deputies securing the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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