Princess runs red light in Grand Haven Township; hospitalized

Posted at 11:45 AM, Jul 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-31 11:45:44-04

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Aero Med was called to help at the scene of an accident that involved two vehicles early Thursday morning, one of the drivers was a suspected shoplifter.

The crash happened at around 6:15 a.m. at the intersection of Comstock Street and 172nd Avenue.  Crews at the scene describe the accident as a t-bone style crash between two vehicles.

The following information is part of a news release from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department:

Preliminary investigation at the scene shows vehicle #1 a 2004 Chrysler Sebring drive by 27-year-old Princess Warren, Muskegon Heights, was traveling southbound 172nd Avenue.  Ms Warren was driving with no lights on as she drove through the intersection at Comstock St. on a red traffic signal.  Ms. Warren’s vehicle was struck in the intersection by vehicle #2.  Vehicle #2 is a 2008 Dodge Dakota driven by 59-year-old Donald Richardson.  Richardson was traveling westbound on Comstock St. entered the intersection on a green traffic signal and struck #1 in the driver’s door area.  Ms. Warren was unconscious and pinned in her vehicle. 

Subsequent investigation and evidence at the scene indicates that Ms. Warren was involved in a shoplifting incident at Meijer, 15000 U.S. 31 and was fleeing the scene when the crash occurred.  This incident remains under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.  

Warren is hospitalized in critical condition.  The driver of the other vehicle has minor injuries.