Driver strikes tree, another hits culvert

Posted at 10:29 PM, Jun 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-25 22:29:20-04

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person was taken to the hospital following a crash Thursday afternoon.

It happened just after 5:00 p.m. on Leonard Road west of 24th Avenue in Tallmadge Township.

A 32-year-old woman was traveling west on Leonard Road, when she reached down to scratch her leg and lost control.  The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said s the driver hit a tree, before reentering the roadway and narrowly missing a Jeep. The driver of the jeep, a 71-year-old man from Norton Shores, came to rest in a small field. The man was not hurt.

Police said the woman was cited for careless driving. She was also taken to the hospital for treatment.