Student crash victims evaluated at hospital

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Video: I-96 Accident

  • Hannah DeVecht
  • I-96 near Alden Nash Ave. in Lowell (March 16, 2012)
  • Emily Bogner
  • Danielle Michaels
  • I-96 near Alden Nash Ave. in Lowell (March 16, 2012)

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WZZM) A second teenager injured in last Friday's crash on I-96 in Kent County is home from the hospital.

The family of Hannah DeVecht tells WZZM 13 News the 16 year old came home this afternoon. Her father, Tony DeVecht declined an interview but did confirm she was released from DeVos Children's Hospital. He sent us the following statement on Facebook:

"We are happy to report that our daughter Hannah DeVecht has been released from the hospital and is home continuing to rest and heal from her injuries. We would like to thank the entire community for their tremendous expression of concern, love and support. Having spent the past 48 hours with the families of the other injured girls I can tell you that the power of prayer has been very powerful. Please join us in continuing to pray for Gods healing hand for all of our girls."

-Tony DeVecht, Hannah's Dad

Another teen, Danielle Michaels was released from the hospital earlier this weekend.

According to the Care Pages at DeVos Children's Hospital, Britteny Olds remains in a medically induced coma due to a brain injury.  In the posting, her family says she had a 'stable night.'

Two other teens, Emily Bogner is in serious condition, while no information is available about Madison Case.

The girls were all injured in a crash on I-96 on Friday.
The students were on their way to the girls semi-final basketball game in East Lansing when their vehicle swerved, hit the guardrail and rolled over into the median near Alden Nash.  There was heavy fog at the time. 


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