(10-10-20) Sheriff Richard J. Behnke reports that deputies of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle traffic crash on M 62 Hwy and Brownsville St. in Cass County’s Jefferson Township.

This crash occurred on 10-10-2020 at 12:26pm. Investigation of the crash found that a small bus being driven by Mohdjamal Al-Khalil (65) of South Bend failed to yield right of way to another vehicle being driven by Thomas Poling (64) of Dowagiac. Al-Khalil was attempting to cross M 62 Hwy on Hospital St./Brownsville St. and pulled in front of Poling, who was north bound on M 62 Hwy.

Poling was transported to the hospital for injuries from the crash. Al-Khalil was unhurt.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Assisting on scene was Cassopolis Area Fire Dept and PrideCare Ambulance.

The crash remains under investigation.