Man critically injured in crash on US-31 near Grand Haven

Ottawa County
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GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was critically injured in a crash on US-31 near Grand Haven early Tuesday morning.  

It happened shortly after 12 a.m. at the intersection of US-31 and Hayes Street in Grand Haven Township.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said a 2019 Honda was heading westbound on Hayes when the driver did not stop for a flashing red light at the intersection. The westbound driver was struck by a semi-truck heading northbound on US-31, which had a flashing yellow light.

The driver of the Honda, 76-year-old Eugene Brookfisher, was trapped in the car. He was freed and taken to the hospital with critical injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver of the semi-truck was not injured, deputies said.

Northbound US-31 was closed for more than four hours as authorities investigated the crash and worked to clear the scene.

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