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Woman Makes U-Turn On Highway; Crashes Into Guard Rail

Posted at 4:55 PM, Apr 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-23 17:32:13-04

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A woman crashed into a guard rail on US-31 after making an illegal u-turn Tuesday morning.

Muskegon resident Joyce Bechberger, 43, was driving southbound at Taft Street in Spring Lake Township at 11 a.m. and slowed down to make a u-turn in the authorized vehicle crossover area when she lost control and hit the guard rail end of the crossover.

According to Ottawa County Police, Bechberger was transported to Mercy Hospital and is in stable condition. She was cited for disregarding a traffic control device.