Motorcyclist seriously injured, airlifted to hospital after crash in Park Township

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PARK TWP. — A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital after a crash Tuesday, Aug. 16, in Park Township.

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Deputies from the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a motorcycle vs. van accident near Ottawa Beach Road and Forest Hills Drive shortly before 4 p.m.

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Upon arrival, responders learned the motorcycle, driven by a 64-year-old Hudsonville man, was traveling east on Ottawa Beach Road when a transit van, driven by a 34-year-old West Olive man, failed to yield. The van turned left in front of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, who deputies said wore a helmet, was airlifted to Spectrum Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the van was uninjured. The incident remains under investigation by OCSO.

This article originally appeared on The Holland Sentinel: Motorcyclist seriously injured, airlifted to hospital after crash in Park Township