Semi-truck and car crash in Ottawa County, truck spills diesel fuel

ZEELAND TOWNSHIP, MICH. - A semi-truck carrying 12,000 gallons of diesel was involved in a crash with a PT Cruiser on Friday afternoon, Feb. 9. 

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department, a report first came in that a semi had overturned in the ditch and was spilling diesel. 

The PT Cruiser was driven by Elizabeth Perry, a 20 year-old from Zeeland. She was westbound on Byron Road when she lost control on a bridge. This caused her to cross the centerline and was hit was the semi, which was traveling eastbound on Byron. 

There were no injuries in the accident.

Ottawa County HAZMAT was dispatched and contained the spill. Young's Environmental will also be helping with the clean up. 

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