RUTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 17-year-old Alto girl and an 11-year-old Alto boy were seriously hurt in a Friday morning crash in near Hastings.
Shortly after 10 a.m., deputies with the Barry County Sheriff’s Office were sent to the intersection of Heath Road and M-37 for a crash.
Responding deputies learned that a black Chevy Impala, driven by a 17-year-old Alto girl, was heading west on Heath Road and failed to stop at a stop sign and crossed into the path of a white Nissan Pathfinder.
The 17-year-old and her passenger, an 11-year-old Alto boy, were airlifted to the hospital in serious condition, the sheriff’s office said.
The driver of the Nissan was taken in an ambulance to an area hospital. Their condition is unknown.
Heath Road was shut down between M-37 and M-43 while emergency responders were on the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.