A 14-year-old bicyclist was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on 100th Street at Alaska Court near Caledonia.
Complete Kent County, MI accident reports and news.
Accidents in Kent County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Kent 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 Kent 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 Kent 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.
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A man died after crashing his car into a tree at the intersection of 7 Mile Road and Pine Island Drive late Thursday night. Kent County sheriff’s deputies and the Plainfield Township Fire Department responded to the wreck around 11:20 p.m. Thursday.
A blind man remained in critical condition Thursday night after being hit by a car while he was walking along a Wyoming road Wednesday night. Osmon Koroma, 24, had a guide dog with him at the time of the crash on Division Avenue near 56th Street SW. The dog died on the scene.
One person is dead after a car crashed and caught fire during the morning commute on US 131 Monday morning. Authorities say the car, a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix, was going northbound on US 131.
One person was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Grand Rapids Monday morning. Around 7 a.m. Monday, Grand Rapids Police were called to a scene near the intersection of Michigan Street and Bel Air Drive NE. Police say a pedestrian was killed in the accident.
Three people are recovering after being involved in a rollover crash Sunday morning. It happened just after 1 a.m. on 14 Mile Road at Lincoln Lake Road in Oakfield Township. According to a news release, 21-year-old Connor Steven Thomsen from Greenville lost control and rolled the vehicle.
Multiple vehicle wrecks have shut down two sections of eastbound I-96 in Kent County, according to Michigan State Police. The first series of wrecks occurred near Morse Lake Avenue just before the exit to Lowell at Alden Nash Avenue. The number of vehicles involved is unknown.
Nearly an hour after a church van was involved in a crash on US-131, another van from the same church rolled on the highway, ejecting two juveniles. The second crash happened around 9:45 a.m.
One person was killed when a pickup truck rolled over on eastbound I-196 Monday afternoon in Grand Rapids. The wreck happened just past Lane Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m. The driver of the truck, a 52-year-old man from Jenison, was pronounced dead at the scene.