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Two hurt in Allegan Co crash; deputies urge seatbelt use

Allegan County Sheriff Cruiser 03122022
Posted at 6:54 AM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-30 07:07:14-05

TROWBRIDGE TWP., Mich. — Two people are recovering from their injuries after a crash in Allegan County.

It happened around 5:38 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of M-40 and 102nd Ave. south of the city of Allegan.

Deputies say the driver of a pickup was headed west on 102nd Ave. when he failed to yield at M-40 and collided with a northbound SUV.

The two people in the SUV are from the Steamwood, IL area.

Deputies say the passenger in the SUV had serious injuries and was not wearing a seatbelt which contributed to the injuries. The SUV driver had minor injuries. Both went to the hospital.

The pickup driver, a man from Watervliet, refused treatment.

The Sheriff’s Office continues to urge people to buckle up.