On July 4, 2016 at approximately 13:31 hours the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office and the East Jordan EMS were dispatched to Advance Road near Cummings Road in Eveline Township for a motorcycle personal injury crash.
The investigation revealed Travis Fante, age 21 from Grand Rapids, and was traveling Northbound on Advance Road when he failed to negotiate the curve at Cummings Road.
The motorcycle, a 2006 Kawasaki, went off the roadway to the right, throwing Fante and his 12 year old passenger off the bike into the ditch.
Fante received serious injuries and was North Flighted to Munson Hospital in Traverse City and then on to a hospital in Grand Rapids.
The passenger received minor injuries and was transported to McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital.
Both occupants were wearing helmets and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this accident.