Date: September 3, 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Matt Huber, Operations Division, 337-8142
KALAMAZOO, MI: On Thursday, September 3, 2020, at approximately 6:30 pm Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the intersection of W Kalamazoo Ave and N Westnedge Ave for a personal injury accident involving two vehicles. Officers arrived on scene within moments of the call and confirmed that one of the vehicles had struck a traffic pole causing the driver to be pinned inside the vehicle after the initial collision happened in the intersection.
Officers worked for several minutes to extricate the driver out of the vehicle while other officers and Life paramedics tended to a passenger who was also injured in the crash. Approximately 15 Public Safety Officers along with Life paramedics were utilized during this crash to render aid to the injured and maintain safety around the scene.
Two passengers involved in the crash were transported to a nearby hospital to seek medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone having information regarding this incident or witnessed this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Sgt. Gerald Bentley