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Mom and two kids hurt in crash with semi-truck

Posted at 10:48 AM, Nov 30, 2016

POLKTON TWP., Mich. – A mom and two kids were hurt Tuesday afternoon when their car drifted in front of a semi-truck.

The crash happened on 68th Avenue near Arthur Street at about 3:00pm.

Ottawa County deputies say that the car’s driver, Meredith Slater, was heading north on 68th when she drifted into the southbound lane.  A semi-truck heading south saw her drift into his path and was able to slow down, but was not able to completely avoid the collision.

Slater and her two daughters, ages 2 and 6, were taken to the hospital for injuries.

Deputies say that Slater was not able to recall what caused her to drift into the southbound lane.