Police: Car flips after blowing tire on Westnedge in Kzoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) -A car flips over on Westnedge Ave. in Kalamazoo. Police say it was all due to a blown tire.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Kalamazoo Public Safety officers tell Newschannel 3 that a car was driving on Westnedge when, officers think, it blew a tire. The driver lost control and the car hit a tree and flipped over, landing on its roof.

Police say the driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for observation. They say a young adult male was also in the car, but he was uninjured.

Westnedge was closed between Crosstown Parkway and Pioneer Street for about an hour as officers cleared the scene.