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Serious Injury Accident - Gaines Township

November 17th, 2019 2:09 pm

Contact: Lt. Joel Roon - 616.632.6106
Email: joel.roon@kentcountymi.gov
Supervisor Approval:  Sgt. Moore 
Case Number: 160973-19
Incident Type: Serious Injury Accident 

GAINES Twp, Mich:  The Kent County Sheriff's Office, Dutton Fire Department, and Life EMS responded to a personal injury crash on 68th St at East Mill Run Dr in the Dutton area, Gaines Twp, MI on 11-16-19 at approximately 7:20 p.m. 

Three males were pushing a white Chrysler Sebring westbound on 68th St SE toward the Dutton gas station as their vehicle was out of gas. A Ford Escape, also westbound, struck the back end of the Sebring that was being pushed. One of the males, a 22 year-old student from Davenport, sustained serious injuries to both of his legs. He was transported to Metro ER for emergency surgery. The other two males suffered minor injuries.

The roadway was shut down several hours for accident measurement. The crash remains under investigation.