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.
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.