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.

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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 tfussman@pioneergroup.com.

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