Multiple injuries reported in crash near Sparta

Posted at 8:05 AM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-05 11:33:56-05

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities are on scene of a serious crash in northern Kent County.

It happened just before 7 a.m. in the area of Fruitridge and 12 Mile in Sparta Township.

Three people were injured. The driver of one car, Tabitha Buozis, 17, of Spring Lake, and her passenger, Miguel Vasquez, 17, of Sparta, both in serious condition, said the Kent County Sheriff Department. The driver of the other vehicle, Cynthia Alexander, 56, of Newaygo, suffered minor injuries.

Buozis was traveling northbound on Fruit Ridge Avenue and Alexander was driving southbound when Buozis lost traction on the slippery road and slid into Alexander’s path.