MECOSTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people are dead and two other people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Mecosta Township Saturday afternoon.
Rescue crews were called out to the intersection of 8 Mile Road at Northland Drive around 4:20 p.m. Saturday.
Michigan State Police believe the accident was caused after a 1997 GMC Jimmy traveling eastbound on 8 Mile Road did not stop while crossing the intersection and was struck by a 2005 Ford Ranger Pickup going northbound on Northland Drive.
The driver of the GMC Jimmy, a 18-year-old Wyoming man, was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital with serious injuries. The passengers, another 18-year-old man from Wyoming and a 22-year-old man from Coopersville, were pronounced dead at the scene.
A 31-year-old Cedar Springs man was the driver of the Ford Ranger. He was taken to a Big Rapids hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The names of the victims have not yet been released.