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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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