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2 on motorcycle seriously injured in Holland crash involving 3 vehicles

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Posted at 3:26 PM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 15:31:50-04

HOLLAND, Mich. — A 3-vehicle crash in Holland, Mich., Sunday Afternoon left two occupants of a motorcycle seriously injured.

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office responded around 1:30 p.m. today to a three-vehicle personal injury traffic crash at the intersection of 120th Avenue and James Street in Holland Township of Ottawa County.

Investigationrevealed that the 38-year-old male driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling south on 120th Avenue, attempting to turn left onto eastbound James Street, when he collided with a Harley Davidson motorcycle was being operated by a 41-year-old Coopersville area man.

The motorcyclist was proceeding northbound through the intersection of James Street with a green light when the collision occurred between himself and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

This impact from the collision caused the motorcycle and its occupants to be propelled backwards into vehicle an Audi, who was stopped in the left turn lane of southbound 120th Avenue at James Street. The Audi was operated by a 20 year old Holland area woman.

The driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee stated that he didn't see the oncoming motorcycle prior to turning left.

As a result of the crash, both occupants of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries and were transported to Holland Hospital by AMR Ambulance. Both occupants of the motor cycle were wearing crash helmets at the time of the crash.

Neither the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, nor the driver and passenger of the Audi sustained injuries in this incident.