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Complete Ottawa County, MI accident reports and news.


Accidents in Ottawa County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Ottawa County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Ottawa County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Ottawa County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Thu, 01/12/2017 Truck Accident Zeeland Township Fire Rescue fire truck crashes in icy weather, injuring Three fire fighters in Zeeland Township, Michigan
Tue, 11/29/2016 Truck Accident Meredith Slater, 42, and 2 children injured when car drifts into path of semi on 68th Avenue near Coopersville, Michigan
Mon, 11/07/2016 Car Accident 1 dead in 2-vehicle crash at 144th Avenue and Wintergreen in Grand Haven, Michigan
Fri, 11/04/2016 Car Accident John Pastunink, 56, dies when car strikes bicycle near I-196 and 88th Avenue in Zeeland Township, Michigan
Mon, 09/26/2016 Car Accident Kevin Witte, 37, critically injured when pole on Parkway Electric truck impales SUV windshield on 120th Avenue at Garden Avenue in Holland Township, Michigan
Sat, 09/17/2016 Car Accident Hector Aguilar, 24, killed and three injured in car collision at 32nd Avenue and Sehler Street in Chester Township, Michigan
Tue, 08/16/2016 Drunk Driving 5 people hospitalized after alleged DUI crash at 28th Avenue and Baldwin Street in Georgetown Township, Michigan
Tue, 08/16/2016 Drunk Driving 29-year-old man injured, 45-year-old man arrested in wrong-way crash on I-196 in Zeeland Township, Michigan
Tue, 06/21/2016 Motorcycle Accident Elizabeth Johnston, 55, dead and Edward Johnston, 65, injured when motorcycle rear-ends pickup truck on Robbins Road in Grand Haven, Michigan
Fri, 06/10/2016 Car Accident Jordan Gillespie, 22, and Nichole Rector, 17, killed in violent high-speed crash in West Olive, Michigan
Wed, 05/25/2016 Car Accident Man fleeing traffic stop dies after crashing into 2 other vehicles at 8th Street and U.S. 31 in Holland, Michigan
Sun, 05/22/2016 Car Accident Hope Klinkers, 19, killed in crash involving fatigued driver on 32nd Avenue in Jamestown Township, Michigan
Thu, 04/28/2016 Truck Accident Man, 20, in critical condition after car vs. semi crash at Business I-196 and Byron Road in Zeeland Township, Michigan
Mon, 04/18/2016 Car Accident Lorraine Bossenga, 87, dies, 2 people injured after 2-car crash on M-40 in Holland, Michigan
Thu, 04/14/2016 Car Accident Alyvia Elling, 20, dies, and Juan Magallan, 51, injured in two-vehicle collision at 96th Avenue and Adams Street in Zeeland Township, Michigan
Thu, 03/10/2016 Car Accident 40-year-old woman and 1-year-old baby injured in four-vehicle wreck on U.S. 31 in Holland, Michigan
Sat, 02/20/2016 Car Accident Patricia Rayner, 62, Casey McMaster, 24, and Madi McMaster, 9 months, killed, and three people injured in two-vehicle collision at 152nd Avenue and Quincy Street in Park Township, Michigan
Sat, 01/09/2016 Car Accident Nicholas Cooper, 24, injured in single-vehicle collision on 160th Avenue in Park Township, Michigan
Thu, 11/26/2015 Car Accident Thi Dinh Pham, 55, seriously injured, and Thao Thi-Thanh Vo, 42, injured in collision involving wrong-way driver on I-196 near Jamestown Township, Michigan
Wed, 10/21/2015 Bicycle Accident 57-year-old man severely wounded in bicycle wreck on Harbor Island Drive in Grand Haven, Michigan