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Car catches fire in Crockery Twp. crash, 1 injured

A Grand Haven man sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the accident.
Credit: WZZM

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Crockery Township Thursday afternoon.

Police say the crash occurred in the Patchin Boulevard and Cleveland Street area just before 2 p.m. A 63-year-old Nunica man had attempted to turn onto northbound Patchin Boulevard and failed to yield to an oncoming car, which was traveling west on Cleveland Street. 

The vehicles collided and the westbound vehicle, which was driven by a 79-year-old Grand Haven man, caught fire. Emergency personnel extinguished the fire and transported the Grand Haven man to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Nunica man was uninjured in the crash.

Investigation is ongoing.

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