PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man is in critical condition after a police chase ended in a crash into a building near Grand Rapids.
The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said around 2 a.m. Friday that a deputy tried to pull over a car for diving without any taillights on.
The car turned from Yorkland Drive NW into York Creek Apartments but did not stop and went onto Lamoreaux Drive. The vehicle drove away at a high rate of speed and crashed into a building, according to the sheriff’s office.
The driver, a 29-year-old Grand Rapids-area man, was taken to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
The sheriff’s office said speed, seatbelt use and drugs are being investigated as possible factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.