Woman trapped in suburban after car accident

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – A Grand Rapids woman was trapped in her suburban for nearly 20 minutes after hitting another vehicle when she didn’t stop for a red light Saturday.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 3 Mile Road and East Beltline in Grand Rapids Saturday.

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The suburban was driving north on East Beltline when the driver did not stop for a red light, hitting a car driving eastbound on 3 Mile Road.

After hitting the car, the driver of the suburban was trapped inside the vehicle for about 20 minutes. Besides the driver, there were two other adults and a child inside the suburban.

The two passengers and child had minor injuries. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Michigan State Police credit the use of safety belts and child seats for preventing more serious injuries.

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