Car crashes into pond in Gaines Township

Kent County

Crews respond to a retention pond in Gaines Township after a car crashed into it on April 27, 2021.

GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — After a car crashed into a retention pond in Gaines Township Tuesday evening, people went into the water to help get the driver out.

It happened around 7:05 p.m. on Eastern Avenue near 60th Street. The circumstances leading up to the crash have not been released.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says two officers, two bystanders and a firefighter went into the water to help free the driver from the car.

Crews respond to a retention pond in Gaines Township after a car crashed into it on April 27, 2021.

The Kent County dive team was notified but later stood down.

No injuries were reported.

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