Lakeview teen seriously injured in rollover accident this morning


By Daily News • Last Updated 9:10 am on Monday, March 05, 2012

DAY TOWNSHIP — A Lakeview teenager sustained serious injuries after he rolled his vehicle early this morning.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 5:43 a.m. to the one-car rollover accident on Wyman Road near Coral Road.
Todd West, 18, was traveling southbound on Wyman Road in a 1999 Buick four-door when he fell asleep.
West crossed the centerline and entered into the northbound shoulder of the road. He then overcorrected and rolled his vehicle several times, substantially damaging the vehicle.
West was trapped in his vehicle for a short time before deputies and emergency services arrived on scene.
West was transported to Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital in Lakeview by Montcalm County Emergency Services and was later transported to a Grand Rapids hospital for serious back and leg injuries.
West was not wearing his seatbelt and alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
Wyman Road was shut off for approximately one hour while deputies investigated the scene.
Day Township Fire and Rescue assisted deputies on the scene.

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