Date: Friday, May 5, 2023
Address 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Jay Shatara, PIO 269-337-8945
On May 5, 2023, around 2pm Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to the intersection of Drexel and North Westnedge Ave reference the report of a traffic crash involving a semi-truck and moped. The driver of the moped incurred serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.
Due to the nature of this crash, southbound Westnedge has been closed between Paterson Avenue up to North Street. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternative southbound routes to avoid delays. This press release will be updated once N. Westnedge Ave has been re-opened.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or kalamazoosilentobserver.com
The driver of the moped’s medical status has been updated as stable with non-life threatening injuries. Southbound lanes for N. Westnedge has been re-opened for normal traffic usage.
Lieutenant L. McMillon 12522