Authorities: 4 taken to hospital after early-morning crash in GR

Crews work at the scene of a crash at the intersection of Franklin and Fuller in Grand Rapids (June 26, 2016).

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say four people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Grand Rapids shut down two of the city’s main roads for several hours.

The crash happened at 3:19 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Franklin Street and Fuller Avenue.

Our crew on-scene could see two cars that appeared to have collided head-on.

Dispatchers from Life EMS tell 24 Hour News 8 that two people were transported to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and two others were taken to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, Grand Rapids police say.

Police are investigating whether alcohol may have played a role in the crash.

The intersection of Franklin Street and Fuller Avenue was closed while emergency crews were on the scene, but has since reopened.


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