Two injured in Mercury Drive crash

Two people were injured in a 2-vehicle crash Thursday night on Mercury Drive.
Becky Vargo
Aug 10, 2012

 Emergency crews were sent to the intersection of Mercury Drive and 160th Avenue at 9:51 p.m.

 A Chevy pickup truck was traveling north on 160th Avenue failed to stop for the stop sign and struck a car on the passenger side, said Lt. Steve Kempker of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.

 The two occupants of the car had to be extricated before going to the hospital.

 The driver, Teresa Groh, 45, and her passenger, Brandon Dykman, 15, both of Spring Lake, were taken by ambulance to Hackley Hospital in Muskegon.

 Groh was treated and released, said a hospital spokesperson. Although police said Dykman was more seriously injured, the hospital official said she could not release information on him because he is a minor.

 The truck driver, a 17-year-old Fennville girl, sought her own treatment for injuries, Kempker said. She was ticketed for failure to yield the right-of-way.

 Lt. Matt Schweitzer of Grand Haven Township Fire/Rescue said it took about 15 minutes to get the victims out of the car due to the severity of the damage.

 Mercury Drive was closed to traffic for about 30 minutes, Schweitzer said.

All three people involved were wearing seatbelts, Kempker said.

Comments

Agroh21

Yes the boy was hurt very bad. He is my brother. He will have a recovery period were just trying to get past this

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