Aero Med called to car-semi crash

An SUV collided with a semi in Oakfield Township on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 10, sending two people to area hospitals. The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of M-57 and Lincoln Lake Road. The driver of a Ford Explorer was northbound on Lincoln Lake Rd., when he was hit by a semi that was eastbound on 14 Mile Road (M-57).

The driver of the SUV was airlifted to Butterworth, and the driver of the semi was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

Both Oakfield and Courtland Fire and Rescue, and the Kent County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Michigan State Police at the scene. The accident is still under investigation.

The driver of an SUV is airlifted to Butterworth Hospital after colliding with a semi on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Post photo by L. ALLEN

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