Dowagiac Man Crashes Dirt Bike
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, June 27, 2022

(photo courtesy of Cass County Sheriffs Department)

(DOWAGIAC) – A Dowagiac man was injured in a dirt bike accident.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says deputies were called to the 23,000 block of Dewey Lake Street just after 11:30 PM Friday. They were told that 23 year old Douglas Vantuyle was riding his dirt bike in the back yard when he lost control and crashed while attempting to avoid a tree.

Vantuyle was taken to Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo to be treated for his injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Assisting deputies were Pride Care Ambulance. The incident remains under investigation.


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