GRPD: 1 seriously injured after crash splits car in half

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating after a car split in half during a crash in Grand Rapids Tuesday morning.

It happened around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday on Lafayette Avenue SE, south of Fulton Street E in southeast Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said it appears the car crashed at a high rate of speed into a tree in front of a multi-unit house.

The driver, a 20-year-old man, was taken to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition, according to GRPD.

It’s unknown if alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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