GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A crash on westbound I-196 Saturday morning sent 10 people to three different Grand Rapids hospitals.
The crash happened just before 10 a.m. on westbound I-196 west of Market Street.
According to Michigan State Police, a 47-year-old Grand Rapids man was driving a minivan when he attempted to make a lane change, realized there was another vehicle in that lane and attempted to move back into his lane.
He lost control of the minivan and went off the highway, police said. The van rolled several times, hit several trees before it came to a rest about 50 feet off the highway.
All 10 people in the van were injured, and one person was ejected from the van.
Injuries for those in the van range from minor to critical, and some have life-threatening injuries.
One person had to be cut from the minivan using the Jaws of Life.
Four of the victims were taken to Mercy Health St. Mary's to be treated.
The other six were taken to either Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital or to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.
Police said some of those involved are children, although ages have not been released.
Police also said neither speed, alcohol nor drugs are believed to be factors in this crash.
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