CUTLERVILLE, MI (WHTC) -- An accident near Cutlerville had the north bound lanes of U.S. 131 shut down for about five hours on Monday afternoon. The lanes reopened but Exit 68 at 142nd Street remained closed as Michigan State Police conducted an investigation. Eight people were taken to the hospital and all were in a mini-van that rear ended an 18-wheeler. The female front seat passenger was taken by Air Care to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital with critical injuries. The male driver suffered serious injuries. He was also taken to Spectrum but traveled by ambulance. Six children in the mini-van were taken to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital with minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation.
Story by: Diane E Coston