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Car Thief Ends Up In Hospital

Posted at 7:10 AM, Dec 10, 2012

KENTWOOD, Mich — A stolen car hit a tree, and the driver suffered serious injuries overnight Monday.

A Kentwood officer saw the car speeding by and tried to pull the car over on Kalamazoo Avenue at Gentian Drive SE, which is between 52nd and 60th Streets. The driver took off and slammed into a nearby tree.

The driver, who as yet is not identified, was pinned in the vehicle for a while and was taken to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital in serious condition.

If you have information, call the Kentwood Police Department at 616-698-6580.