Grand Rapids man hit by SUV on 28th Street

Kent County
cascade township 28th street pedestrian hit

Emergency responders on the scene after a pedestrian was hit by a car on 28th Street in Cascade Township. (Sept. 17, 2019)

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids man was in critical condition Wednesday after being hit by an SUV near Grand Rapids Tuesday night.

It happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. on 28th Street near the Walmart east of Kraft Avenue SE in Cascade Township.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says a a woman was driving east on 28th Street when she hit the 18-year-old man who was in the roadway and wearing dark clothing.

The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital with a head injury.

Eastbound 28th was shut down in the area while emergency responders were on the scene.

Investigators say alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

NOW: Pedestrian hit on 28th Street near the Cascade Walmart. One person rushed to hospital: https://www.woodtv.com/news/kent-county/pedestrian-hit-by-car-near-gr-injured/Eastbound lanes are closed. Leon Hendrix reports from the scene.

Posted by WOOD TV8 on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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