HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman and a teenager died after a car crash near Holland Sunday afternoon, and two others are suffering injuries, deputies say.
It happened around 2:30 p.m. near Douglas Avenue and Adams Street in Beechwood, north of Holland.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says Elena Young, who was driving a BMW SUV, was eastbound on Douglas Avenue when she lost control of her car and crossed the center line. Another car, a Nissan Rogue, driven by a 44-year-old woman, was driving westbound and was unable to avoid the BMW and hit the passenger side door.
Another car, a Jeep Cherokee, driven by a 31-year-old woman, was driving westbound behind the Rogue and was unable to avoid the crash.
Deputies say Young, 33, of Holland, was transported to a hospital where she died as a result of the injuries.
Young’s 16-year-old daughter Angelina Trevino, a student at West Ottawa High School, was her mother’s passenger. She was taken to a hospital near Holland and then airlifted to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, where she later died.
The woman driving the Rogue was transported to an area hospital but was later transferred to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital where she is listed in serious condition.
An 18-year-old woman was a front-seat passenger in the Rogue and was transported to an area hospital and is listed in serious condition.
The driver of the Cherokee was transported to an area hospital where she is listed in stable condition.
The names of the victims have not been release, but deputies say they will be released at a later time.
Deputies say the intersection was closed for about three hours but has since reopened.
The sheriff’s office is still investigating the crash.