Man transported to hospital after single-vehicle crash

AUSTIN TWP. — A 58-year-old man was transported by Aeromed to a Grand Rapids hospital Thursday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash.

According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred just after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, on 155th Avenue, south of 8 Mile Road, in Austin Township.

Investigation into the crash revealed the driver left the roadway and went into the yard and driveway area of a residence, where he struck a fence, several vehicles and a power pole.

He was then transported to a hospital for medical emergency and possible injuries.

Deputies were assisted on scene by Mecosta Township Fire and Rescue, Morton Township Fire and Rescue and Mecosta County EMS.


Posted by Taylor Fussman

Taylor is the cops and courts reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at

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