Crash near Grand Haven blamed on medical emergency

Ottawa County
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GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A driver was hospitalized Tuesday morning after he suffered a medical emergency and his car hit a building south of Grand Haven, authorities say.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said the driver was headed north on US-31 between Comstock Street and Robbins Road around 10 a.m. when he experienced the medical problem.

His car left the road, crossed a ditch and hit the back of a Macatawa Bank branch.

The driver, a 37-year-old Grand Haven man, was taken to the hospital. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The building sustained minimal damage, the sheriff’s office said.

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