2 Dead 4 Injured in Alcohol Fueled Kent County Car Crash

SOLON TOWNSHIP, MI – Troopers from the Michigan State Police Rockford Post responded to a two-vehicle crash at approximately 10:01 PM on Sunday, August 16th on 17 Mile Road near Lime Lake Avenue in Solon Township.

The preliminary investigation shows that a 2006 Chevy Avalanche, driven by a thirty-five-year-old man, from Sparta, was traveling west bound on 17 Mile Road and collided head on with a 2002 Chevy Impala that was traveling east bound and driven by a twenty-eight-year old woman from White Cloud, MI. A fifty-year-old woman from White Cloud was inside the Chevrolet Impala and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a second juvenile passenger in the Chevrolet Impala, and the driver of the Chevrolet Avalanche were transported to the hospital via Aero Med and are in critical condition. Two juvenile passengers of the Chevrolet Avalanche were transported to the hospital via ambulance for non-life-
threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the MSP Rockford post. Names are not being released at this time. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Troopers were assisted on scene by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, Kent City Fire Department, Solon Township Fire Department, Rockford EMS Ambulance, Montcalm County EMS Ambulance, Spectrum Health Aero Med, and Michigan Department of Transportation.

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2 Dead 4 Injured in Alcohol Fueled Kent County Car Crash