5 hurt after driver goes through stop sign

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Several people had to be hospitalized after a driver failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed in Ottawa County.

Frank Blossom was driving northbound on 64th Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when he went through the stop sign at the intersection of 32nd Street in Park Township, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

After crossing the intersection at full speed, Blossom crashed into cement footings left over from an old abandoned gas station.

Four passengers who were in the vehicle at the time had to be taken to the hospital. Joseph Shevelson, 68, was sitting in the front passenger seat. George Vonsoosteen, 64, Cheryl Vonsoosteen, 64, and 62-year-old Loris Shevelson, all of Caramel Valley, California, were all sitting in the backseat at the time of the crash.

All of the passengers were taken to Holland Community Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and passengers were wearing seatbelts.

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