OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating after four people were injured in a crash involving an ambulance in northern Kent County Monday night.
It happened around 10 p.m. near the intersection of 14 Mile Road NE and Lincoln Lake Avenue NE in Oakfield Township, west of Greenville.
Michigan State Police said a 2018 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on 14 Mile Road at a high rate of speed when it struck an oncoming Montcalm County Ambulance near the intersection of Lincoln Lake Road.
The crash caused the ambulance, which was transporting a patient to the hospital, to roll over. The patient, driver and medical responder treating the patient were taken to the hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, according to an MSP news release.
The driver of the Explorer, a 39-year-old Greenville woman, was pinned inside the vehicle and had to be extricated. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, the release said.
State police said drugs, alcohol and speed are considered factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.
14 Mile Road was closed between Lincoln Lake and Old 14 Mile roads while crews cleaned up and investigated, but it has since reopened.