9 injured in van vs. car crash

November 16, 2015

OCSO cruiserFERRY TWP. — A total of nine people received non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of M-20 and 154th Avenue, according to a press release issued by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon.

“Oceana County deputies were dispatched to an unknown accident,” the press release states. “A second call to 911 indicated that at least one person was trapped in a Hyundai vehicle and multiple individuals were injured.” Ferry Fire Department, Oceana County EMS and PRO-MED Professional Med Team were also dispatched to the scene, according to the release.

“Upon arrival, it was determined that a 2005 Chevy Express van was northbound on 154th Avenue and appears to have failed to stop at the stop sign at the M-20 intersection.” The van collided with a 2013 Hyundai, which was traveling on M-20, causing the Hyundai to roll over and land on its roof. The van rolled and came to a stop on its side.

Nine people were injured, who were treated at the scene and taken to various hospitals, including Mercy Health Lakeshore Medical in Shelby, Mercy Health Hackley Campus in Muskegon and Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial in Fremont.

“No injuries to appear to be life-threatening, although one person did receive a head injury,” the press release states.

The crash remains under investigation.

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