Woman injured in Zeeland Township crash

A Holland woman is hospitalized in stable condition following a crash in Zeeland Township on Monday.
Feb 28, 2012


The crash happened around 5 p.m. on the off-ramp from eastbound Interstate 196 to Byron Road.

Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies said the driver of a sport utility vehicle, Paula TerHaar, 49, exited the freeway to turn onto Byron Road, but she pulled into the path of a pickup driven by 38-year-old Kenneth Folkers.

TerHaar suffered a serious head injury and was flown by AeroMed to a Grand Rapids hospital for treatment. Folkers was not injured.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts, police said.


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