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One hospitalized after 5-car-crash in Georgetown Township

Ottawa County Sheriff 04032021
Posted at 5:49 PM, Apr 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 22:57:45-04

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriffs Office revealed a 5-car-crash in Georgetown Township, hospitalizing one.

Ottawa County Sheriffs report that a 43-year-old Zeeland Township resident hit another car, driven by a 76-year-old, after running a red light.

Their investigation showed that the first car, driven by a 43-year-old, hit another car, driven by 76-year-old, causing the second car to spin into another car going southbound on Cottonwood Dr.

The first car hit another car traveling south bound on Cottonwood Dr., driven by 81-year-old, before hitting another car traveling south bound Cottonwood Dr., driven by a 68-year-old.

The incident caused the intersection to close for roughly 45 minutes while the crash was investigated, cleaned up and the vehicles involved were removed.

The 76-year-old was transported by Life EMS with non-life-threatening injuries to a local hospital.

One driver was cited for Disregarding Traffic Control, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office reports.