12-year-old girl injured in quad-car crash in Crystal Township

By Daily News • Last Updated 9:09 am on Thursday, August 23, 2012

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP – A 12-year-old girl was treated for minor road rash Wednesday evening after her quad crashed into a car.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a car versus quad accident on E. Pakes Road at about 5:50 p.m.

According to witnesses, the girl was driving a 2005 E-Ton four wheeler down her driveway at the maximum of about 30 miles per hour when she entered the roadway without slowing.

The girl struck a westbound 2005 Kia Sorento being driving by a 33-year-old woman.

The driveway was obstructed from view by trees to westbound traffic.

The 12-year-old was transported to Carson City Hospital by her parents.

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

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