Young boy airlifted to hospital after head-on crash in Barry County


THORNAPPLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A young boy in Barry County is recovering from a head-on crash.

It happened Thursday around 2 p.m. at Whitneyville Road and Parmalee Road in Thornapple Township.

Deputies said a car traveling south on Whitneyville swerved into oncoming traffic. A pickup truck, trying to miss the car, then swerved into the southbound lane, but the car swerved back at the same time and the two collided head on.

A five-year-old boy in the car was airlifted to the hospital. His driver, a 70-year-old woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance. A man, 42, and woman, 28, who were in the truck were also taken to the hospital with injuries.

Everyone involved in the crash is from Middleville, accoriding to deputies. There is no word yet on the extent of their injuries.

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