Deputies: Distracted driver hits three vehicles in Montcalm crash

Posted at 12:11 PM, Sep 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-12 12:11:35-04

EUREKA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Several people were involved in a four-car crash Sunday afternoon in Montcalm County.

The crash happened on South Greenville Road, north of South County Line Road just before 3:00pm Sunday.

Photo from Montcalm Co. Sheriff

Photo from Montcalm Co. Sheriff

Deputies say that a Chevrolet Equinox driven by a Belding woman was stopping facing north on Greenville Road, waiting to turn left, and another Equinox driven by a Saranac man was stopped behind her.  Another Belding woman driving a Ford Explorer became distracted, according to deputies and didn’t see the traffic stopped ahead of her.  She apparently swerved off the road, but came back on the road hitting both vehicles.  She then continued into the opposite lane of traffic and was hit by a southbound GMC Sierra driven by an Ionia man.

All the drivers and passengers suffered either non-life threatening injuries or were not injured.  The distracted driver was ticketed for careless driving.