KENT COUNTY, MI : Man killed after 2-vehicle crash in Sparta Township on Tuesday, October, 10th 2017
Kent County Sheriff’s investigators say 25-year-old Matthew Calderon Parada of Kent City was killed in a late-afternoon crash Tuesday in Sparta Township.
They say his Volvo was struck by a semi-tractor trailer on Fruit Ridge Avenue, south of 16 Mile Road, around 3:40 p.m. Both vehicles left the roadway, prompting police to shut down Fruit Ridge Avenue between 15 Mile and 16 Mile roads.
According to a police news release, the 56-year-old semi driver, Bernd Winterberg of Stanton, is recovering from his injuries after being taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Police say an investigation into the accident is underway.
Assisting Sheriff’s deputies at the scene were responders from the Michigan State Police, Rockford Ambulance, Sparta and Kent City Fire departments.
Man killed after 2-vehicle crash in Sparta Township