1 seriously injured when car hits Kentwood townhome

Kent County

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after a car rolled over and hit an apartment complex in Kentwood.

Police say the crash happened just after 4:30 a.m. Friday at the Countryside Townhomes off 48th Street SE near Eastern Avenue, knocking a large hole in one of the townhomes.

The scene after a car rolled over and hit a Kentwood apartment building on July 24, 2020.

The driver was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. That person’s name has not been released.

Another person in the car sustained minor injuries and was checked out by paramedics on scene.

Resident Oscar Garcea said he and his family were sleeping in their townhome when the car crashed through the wall. Garcea himself was asleep on his couch only inches from impact, but he and his family are all OK.

The scene after a car rolled over and hit a Kentwood apartment building on July 24, 2020.

Police say speed was a factor, but they don’t yet know whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

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