BLENDON TWP., MI (WHTC) - A two-vehicle crash in Blendon Township late on Sunday morning hospitalized the two drivers involved.
According to Ottawa County Sheriff’s Deputies, 23-year-old Elise Hartnup of Grand Rapids stopped her southbound minivan for the stop sign on 58th Avenue at Bauer Road around 11:30 AM. She then proceeded into the intersection and into the path of a westbound pickup, driven by 41-year-old Matthew Bradley of Jenison.
Following the collision, Hartnup was taken to Spectrum-Butterworth Hospital in serious but stable condition, while Bradley went to Mercy St. Mary’s Hospital in stable condition. Deputies say that he was buckled up, but they didn’t know if Hartnup was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash, which remains under investigation.