CENTER TOWNSHIP -- A Madison Heights woman is in critical condition today, Monday, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital after suffering injuries Saturday in a snowmobile accident in Center Township.
According to Emmet County Sheriff Pete Wallin, the accident occurred at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, along Teal Road, between Robinson and Palmer roads.
Arctic Cat snowmobile south on Teal Road, with a group of nine other riders, when she lost control coming around a corner.
"She hit an embankment and was thrown from her sled," Wallin said.
According to witnesses, Featherston was traveling between 20-25 mph when the accident occurred.
Wallin said she was wearing a helmet, however, it is unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor.
Assisting the Emmet County Sheriff's Office at the scene were Readmond-Friendship Township Fire Department first responders and Allied EMS.
The accident remains under investigation.