Authorities: SUV hits dump truck; teen seriously hurt

Kent County
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BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) —  A Kent County teen was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Byron Township Friday morning.

The 17-year-old, of Byron Township, was headed East on 92nd Street in a 2005 Subaru Outback when her SUV hit a dump truck that was headed south on Burlingame Avenue just after 10 a.m., a release from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office said.

An Aero Med helicopter was sent to the crash, but couldn’t to land due to weather conditions, authorities said.

The 17-year-old was extricated from the SUV and taken to the hospital via ambulance with serious injuries, according to the release. The driver of the dump truck wasn’t hurt.  

The sheriff’s office is still investigating the crash.

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