Two Ottawa County deputies injured in crash

An Ottawa County Sheriff's Office cruiser was involved in a crash on Nov. 11, 2017.

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies were injured in a crash involving a police cruiser and another vehicle.

The crash happened at around 5:38 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of 112th Avenue and E Lakewood Boulevard in Holland Township, Ottawa County officials said.

Deputies Travis Schippers and Patrick Gedeon were in the cruiser and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Sheriff Steve Kempker said in a release. Deputy Gedeon had to be extricated from the vehicle due to the heavy damage to the passenger side of the cruiser. Both were taken to an area hospital and were treated and released.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, Kempker said.

Witnesses reported the driver of the other vehicle caused the accident by running a red light and hitting the cruiser while it was making a legal left turn, police said.

The Holland Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash, upon the request of Sheriff Kempker.