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Friday Update on the Condition of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson

Public Date: 8/17/2012 12:00 AM
Contact: Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer
Phone Number: 248-858-1048

​Pontiac, Michigan -- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson remains under the care of doctors and staff at McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac one week after a two-vehicle crash in Auburn Hills.

Patterson sustained serious orthopedic injuries. His driver, Jim Cram, was also seriously injured and is being treated at Detroit Receiving Hospital. Doctors have not set a discharge date for Patterson or Cram.
This is the final daily update on Patterson's condition by press release and voicemail. Going forward updates will be issued as warranted. However, individual members of the media may continue to check for updates by calling Bill Mullan at the Office of Media and Communications at 248-858-1048.
"We've appreciated the cooperation of the media and their respect for the requested privacy of Brooks' and Jim's families," Chief Deputy County Executive Gerald Poisson said. "Brooks and Jim are receiving excellent care and their families are grateful for the prayers and concern the public has shown."
For media inquiries only, please contact Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer, at 248-202-9668.