Grand Rapids Man Struck By Vehicle in Critical Condition

Posted at 5:29 PM, Mar 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-08 17:30:10-05

KENTWOOD, Mich. – A Grand Rapids man who was hit by a vehicle Thursday night is in critical condition, according to the Kentwood Police Department.

Officials said Benjamin Folkertsma, 38, was struck by a vehicle while he was walking down Countrywood Drive near Breton Avenue in Kentwood.

Folkertsma was reported as wearing dark clothing while walking in a dark area of the street.

Folkertsma was transferred to Butterworth Hospital by Life Ambulance.

The driver of the vehicle Robert Knauf, 60, from Kentwood was not injured in the incident.