Quick thinking prevents serious crash in Allendale

10:29 PM, Sep 1, 2013   |    comments
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ALLENDALE, Mich. (WZZM) - A semi-truck collided with a car in Ottawa County early Sunday morning, but deputies say one driver's split second decision avoided a more serious crash.

The crash happened at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and 68th Avenue around 2:00 a.m. Investigators say the driver of the semi ran a red light.

That's driver of the other vehicle, a 19 year-old girl swerved to avoid the truck, however she still collided with it. Deputies say her quick thinking prevented the accident from being a lot worse.

The girl suffered only minor injuries.

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