GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, MI – On Thursday February 25th, 2021, at 3:49pm the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office responded to 12th Ave at Blair St on a reported car/pedestrian personal injury crash.
The on scene investigation shows that a 5 year old girl and her 10 year old brother crossed 12th Ave on foot. The 5 year old girl was struck by a southbound car.
At the time of the accident northbound traffic was stopped on 12th Ave due to a train in the area. The children crossed through the stopped northbound traffic at which time the victim proceeded into the southbound traffic lane and was struck.
The victim was transported by Life EMS to DeVos Children’s Hospital and is listed in critical condition.
The incident is still under investigation and the area will be closed to traffic for a period of time. The Sheriff’s Office asks that motorists seek an alternate route.
Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors.