Posted on Mar 13, 2024

Woman seriously injured when car collides with semi on US 31

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, MI - A collision on U.S. 31 in Ottawa County last week left a driver seriously injured, according to

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office said a semi-truck driver was using the turnaround to go south on U.S. 31 near Hayes Street Thursday night when the incident occurred at about 9 p.m.

The initial investigation found that as the driver pulled into the highway's southbound lanes, the semi's trailer was struck by a Hyundai traveling south.

The Hyundai driver, a 65-year-old woman from Grand Haven Township, was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.  She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, authorities said.   The truck driver, a 43-year-old man from Valparaiso, Indiana, was not injured.

The sheriff's office is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As this story develops, check back for further updates from our Michigan car accident lawyer on the progress of the investigation.