Boy in serious condition after Gowen accident

By Daily News • Last Updated 8:55 am on Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Montcalm County Sheriff deputies review the scene of an accident on Sidney Road near Gowen on Monday evening, involving a 6-year-old boy and a white Lincoln car. Officers were called to the scene at 6:42 p.m. — Daily News/Lonnie Allen

GOWEN— A 6-year-old boy was struck by a car Monday evening near the Gowen General Store on Sidney Road.

The Gowen boy was on his way home from a neighbor’s house around 6:45 p.m. when he ran across the road in front of a 1998 Lincoln Town Car driven by a 32-year-old man from Lowell.

The boy was transported by ambulance to Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville, then flown by AeroMed to a hospital in Grand Rapids.

The family reports that the boy is in serious but stable condition.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies, the Michigan State Police and the Montcalm Township Fire Department responded to the scene.

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