GRPD: 4 hurt when 2 motorcycles crash

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Four people were injured in a crash on Grand Rapids’ West Side Sunday evening.

It happened just after 7 p.m. near the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Bridge Street NW near Lincoln Park. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said two motorcycles were involved in the crash. Each was carrying a man and a woman.

All four people were taken to the hospital and were still there as of noon Monday, according to Sgt. Cathy Williams. GRPD said some of their injuries may be life-threatening.

Both directions of Garfield were shut down for hours while emergency responders and investigators were on the scene.

Police said speed was a factor in the crash. They’re trying to determine if alcohol played a role in the incident as well.Anyone with information about this crash is encouraged to contact GRPD Officer Frank Barthel at 616.456.3938 or Officer Justin Ewald at 616.456.4282.

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