Wrong-way driver causes fatal crash on west Michigan freeway
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (FOX 2) - A man is dead after he was hit head-on by a wrong-way driver Sunday in west Michigan.
Michigan State Police said the 30-year-old Grand Rapids man was traveling south in the northbound lanes of US-131 just south of Burton Road in Grand Rapids when he hit a driver at 8:33 a.m.
The wrong-way driver was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The driver he hit, a 63-year-old Byron Center man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Police believe alcohol may be a factor in the crash.
Anyone who witnessed the wrong-way driver is asked to contact police at 616-866-4411.