One person injured in two vehicle crash on M-91


By Kelli Ameling • Last Updated 9:49 am on Friday, August 31, 2012

One person was injured after a car struck an oncoming vehicle while pulling out of the driveway. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

EUREKA TOWNSHIP —One person was taken to the hospital after a car struck an oncoming vehicle while pulling out of a driveway Thursday evening.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident at about 5:45 p.m. on M-91 between Greenville and Belding just south of Mason Road in Eureka Township.

The passenger of the black Kia was transported to the hospital after complaining of back pain. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Deputy Justin Schafer said a driver of a black Kia was pulling out of a driveway at 11216 M-91 when it struck a southbound tan van.

“The driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic,” Schafer said.

The female passenger of the Kia complained of back problems and was taken to Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville.

Both drivers were uninjured, Schafer said.

The accident is still under investigation. Schafer did not know if a citation would be given until the investigation is completed.

M-91 was shut down and reopened just before 6:30 p.m.

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Montcalm County Medical Services, Advance Life Support, Greenville Department of Public Safety and Captain Hook towing company.

The driver of the van was uninjured after a Kia struck the passenger side. Daily News/Kelli Amelin

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