4-year-old boy injured in Pierson Township car accident


By Daily News • Last Updated 9:54 am on Monday, February 06, 2012

PIERSON TOWNSHIP — A four-year-old boy is in stable condition at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids after the child was transported by AeroMed with serious injuries sustained in a weekend accident.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded at 10:11 a.m. Saturday after a northbound Chrysler Town and Country minivan, driven by 35-year-old Michael Hallman of Sand Lake,  failed to stop at the posted stop sign, striking a Volvo Semi truck, driven by 48-year-old Billie Roebuck of Sand Lake, which was traveling east on Kendaville Road.

The child was in a child restraint seat in the left, rear. The driver of the minivan sustained minor injuries, but did not require hospitalization.

There were no other injuries and seatbelts were used by all occupants.  No alcohol or drug use is suspected in the crash.
Hallman was cited for running the stop sign.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted by Montcalm County Emergency Services and the Howard City Fire Department.

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