Woman hospitalized after hit, run over by vehicles in GR

Police on scene of a pedestrian vs. car crash at the intersection of Fuller Avenue and Race Street NE. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Police on scene of a pedestrian vs. car crash at the intersection of Fuller Avenue and Race Street NE. (Nov. 29, 2016)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A 19-year-old woman was seriously injured after she was hit by two vehicles while crossing a street in Grand Rapids.

Police say the woman attempted to cross Fuller Avenue near Race Street NE around 7:10 a.m. Tuesday when when she was hit by a southbound vehicle and thrown into oncoming traffic where a second vehicle ran her over.

The woman was taken to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Grand Rapids police say speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash which remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department Traffic Unit at 616.456.3771 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

Fuller Avenue was closed for a couple hours which caused a major backup on eastbound I-196 coming into Grand Rapids during the morning rush hour.

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