One person is dead following a car crash in Big Rapids early Saturday morning according to the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety.
According to a press release, officers were called to Ives Avenue and South Street for a one- vehicle accident. The caller advised that the vehicle had struck a tree and was on fire.
Within 8 minutes after arriving on the scene, officers were advised that there was a trapped, deceased victim inside the vehicle fire.
While searching the area, a trail of blood was found moving away from the scene. The search of the area found a male walking around the Ferris State University campus with apparent injuries. The male was provided medical attention and was transported to Butterworth Hospital for treatment.
The cause of the accident is still unknown and is under investigation. BRDPS says more information will be provided as it is gained and available to be released.