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Two injured in Solon crash


A crash involving an SUV hauling a boat and passenger car sent two people to the hospital Sunday. Photo by Bernie Hale.

According to police, a car driven by a 29-year-old Cedar Springs man was traveling north on Olin Lakes and went through the stop sign at 17 Mile Road, where he struck an eastbound SUV driven by a 67-year-old Cedar Springs man. The SUV, which was hauling a trailer with a boat, rolled and ended up against the fence of a pasture. The boat also ended up alongside the fence.

The SUV held two passengers in addition to the driver: a 30-year-old male and a 66-year-old female.

According to Solon Deputy Chief Chris Paige, two people in the SUV were transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

Names of those involved in the crash have not been released.

Assisting MSP and Solon at the scene was Algoma Fire and Rescue, Rockford Ambulance, and the Kent County Sheriff Dept.

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SUV hits motorcycle

This SUV rear-ended a motorcycle Monday, in Solon Township. Post photo by J. Reed.

This SUV rear-ended a motorcycle Monday, in Solon Township. Post photo by J. Reed.


A Newaygo man was sent to the hospital on Monday afternoon, August 29, after the motorcycle he was driving was hit from behind.

The crash occurred on 17 Mile, just east of Pine Island. According to Deputy Lecuru, a SUV rear-ended the motorcycle. Both vehicles appeared to be eastbound.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 28-year-old Newaygo man, was not wearing a helmet. Deputy Fire Chief Chris Paige, with Solon Township Fire and Rescue, said that the man was alert and talking, and showed no obvious signs of severe trauma. He was transported to the hospital by Rockford ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries—mainly bumps and bruises.

The driver of the SUV, a 54-year-old woman from Casnovia, was not injured in the crash.

Deputy Lecuru said that alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash. The crash is still under investigation.

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Vehicles collide at Main and Muskegon St.

N-Accident-Main-and-MuskegonA Cedar Springs woman was hurt when the SUV she was driving collided with a van Wednesday morning in Cedar Springs.

According to Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent, Jeanne Cullum, 66, was traveling eastbound on Muskegon Street about 10:30 a.m. September 4, when she entered the intersection at Main Street and struck the side of a Dodge van that was traveling northbound on Main Street.

The driver of the van, Nacey Allen Emmorey, 57, of Cedar Springs, told police the light was green when he entered the intersection. Cullum told police she did not recall what color the light was.

Emmorey complained of pain in his elbow and soreness in his shoulder, but was not transported to the hospital. Cullum was transported to the hospital due to the air bag deployment and neck pain. She was cited for disregarding a traffic control device.

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