2 injured after SUVs collide near Kent City

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SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were injured when their vehicles collided near Kent City Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. near 15 Mile Road and Fruit Ridge Avenue in Sparta Township.

Police on scene said a Ford Escape was traveling westbound on 15 Mile Road, ran a stop sign at Fruit Ridge and was hit by an oncoming Ford Explorer.

Both of the drivers were pinned in their vehicles and had to be extricated.

The driver of the Ford Escape suffered serious injuries, according to a deputy on scene. The other driver sustained minor injuries. Police have not released any names at this time.

Authorities closed 15 Mile Road as well as the northbound lane of Fruit Ridge for more than an hour. The roads reopened around 7 a.m.

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