Deputies: Man seriously injured in Zeeland Twp. crash


ZEELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies say a man was seriously injured after he fell asleep while driving and crashed Sunday afternoon.

It happened at 1:50 p.m. on 96th Avenue at Ransom Street in Zeeland Township.

Deputies say 29-year-old Tyjuan Braddock was driving northbound on 96th Avenue. Witnesses say he began to weave in his lane, went off the road and struck a ditch and a retaining wall.

Braddock, a Zeeland resident, told deputies that he had fallen asleep while driving. He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Deputies say he was wearing his seat belt.

Deputies do not believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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