On Tuesday, two women were hurt following a traffic collision in Holland Township.
The two-vehicle accident took place on U.S. 31 and Felch Street. The incident sent electric lines into the road, causing officers to shut north and southbound lanes. The preliminary investigation showed that a 20-year-old Holland Township woman, driving a 2014 Toyota Sedan, ignored a red light at US 31 as she was going east on Felch Street.
A 25-year-old woman, driving a 2007 Jeep north on US 31, failed to avoid hitting the Toyota. The impact of the collision pushed the Toyota into a nearby power pole, knocking down the pole and sending live electric lines into the road, which cut power to the area. The Holland Township woman was not buckled up at the time of the collision.
On arrival, emergency crews transported her to Holland Hospital with a head injury. The Holland woman was taken to Holland Hospital for an evaluation of her injuries. US-31 remains shut down at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, as a Consumers Energy crew works to restore service. No other details were provided.
An investigation is continuing.
December 8, 2021