Deputies: Crash after driver doesn’t stop at sign

A crash at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Adams Street. (Courtesy ReportIt - Aug. 4, 2014)
A crash at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Adams Street. (Courtesy ReportIt - Aug. 4, 2014)

JAMESTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was hospitalized in serious condition after a Monday afternoon crash south of Hudsonville.

It happened around 2:40 p.m. at the intersection of Adam Street and 32nd Avenue in Jamestown Township, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say 63-year-old Marc Wiltzer was driving north on 32nd when he failed to stop at the stop sign at Adams. His Jeep Compass was then struck on the driver’s side door by an eastbound Ford Super Duty pickup truck.

Wiltzer was pinned in his vehicle and had to be extricated by the firefighters. He was hospitalized in serious condition.

The driver of the pickup truck, 41-year-old Jeffrey Huffman, was not hurt.

There are not any stop signs on Adams Street at 32nd Avenue. Authorities say Wiltzer failed to yield the right of way to Huffman.

It’s not yet known whether Wiltzer will be cited.

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