TALLMADGE TWP., MI (WHTC) - A two-vehicle crash in the overnight hours along a darkened road near the Ottawa/Kent county line hospitalized a 24-year-old Allendale man.
According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Wildfong, deputies were dispatched to where pavers were working on a driveway off of 8th Avenue near Country Lane Drive, between Lincoln and Johnson streets in Tallmadge Township, after 1 this morning. Dustin Gilbert said that he took his eyes off of the road for a moment and couldn’t avoid striking a trailer, knocking off a bobcat that was being driven onto it, and causing the tractor to land upside down on the roadway.
Gilbert was taken to Spectrum-Butterworth Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The bobcat driver, 32-year-old David Baker of Wayland man, was not hurt. The crash remains under investigation.