OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – Troopers from the MSP Grand Rapids Post were dispatched at approximately 10:05 PM last evening to a two-vehicle rollover crash involving an ambulance.
According to witness statements, a 2018 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on 14 Mile Road near Wabasis at a high rate of speed when it collided near Lincoln Lake Road with a Montcalm County Ambulance that was traveling west bound. The location is northeast of Grand Rapids.
The collision caused the ambulance, that was transporting a patient to the hospital, to overturn. The patient, ambulance driver, and medical responder treating the patient in the back of the ambulance, were all transported to Butterworth Hospital with minor injuries.
The 39-year-old female driver from Greenville, MI. was pinned inside of the vehicle and had to be extricated. She was transported to Butterworth Hospital by Rockford Ambulance with serious injuries. Drugs, alcohol, and speed are considered factors in this crash.
Troopers were assisted on scene by Montcalm County Ambulance, Rockford Ambulance, Oakfield Twp. Fire Department, Kent County Sheriff’s Office, Greenville Police Department, Bookwalter Towing, and MSP 6th District Accident Reconstructionist.
The crash remains under investigation. All updates will be posted on Twitter @MSPWestMI.