Car crash damages power pole, closes intersection

Ottawa County
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BLENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was injured after a crash near Hudsonville Tuesday morning that also brought down a power pole.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said around 5:45 a.m. deputies responded to a crash at the intersection of Port Sheldon Street and 72nd Avenue in Blendon Township.

A vehicle was heading westbound on Port Sheldon when the driver didn’t stop at the four-way stop intersection, hitting a southbound vehicle. The vehicles then hit a power pole causing it to break and block the intersection, the sheriff’s office.  

The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 26-year-old Allendale man, was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

The intersection was closed for several hours as authorities worked to clear the scene.

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