Car vs. cement truck crash shuts down road in Holland area

Car vs Cement truck

HOLLAND, MICH. - Ottawa Dispatch has confirmed that westbound W. Lakewood Blvd. in Holland was shutdown, Wednesday afternoon following a crash. 

A car and cement truck crashed around 3:45 p.m. Dispatch tells us the westbound lanes of W. Lakewood Blvd. are closed between N. Aniline Ave. and Beech St. 

Ottawa County Sheriff's tell us that 21-year-old Eli Gamez of Holland was the only person injured in the crash. He was flown to the hospital by helicopter and is listed in critical condition. Deputies say that Gamez entered the intersection and was hit by the cement truck. The driver of the cement truck, a 49-year-old from Zeeland was not injured in the crash.  All rounds were reopen as of 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. 

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