Child injured in vehicle crash, alcohol likely factor

Posted at 7:14 AM, Sep 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-27 07:14:12-04

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A child is in the hospital after a crash in Kent County.

Deputies said it happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday night at the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Myers Lake Avenue.

According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of a Volvo SUV ran a stop sign and hit a Chevy Tahoe SUV with two adults and three children inside.

A 10-year-old boy was ejected from the truck and suffered a head injury.

He is listed in serious condition at the hospital.

Deputies are investigating the crash and believe that alcohol was a factor.

No word yet on whether the driver who ran the stop sign will face charges.