Accident on 36th Street leads to crash investigation

Wyoming Public Safety Department blocks off northbound Byron Center Avenue at 52nd Street.

UPDATE: 36th Street was reopened in the evening of Thursday, Sept. 29.


Motorists are being asked to stay away from 36th Street for the next couple of hours due to a crash investigation at 36th and Wyoming Avenue.


On Thursday, Sept. 29, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Wyoming Department of Public Safety responded to the report of a serious vehicle traffic crash on 36th Street SW and Wyoming Avenue. The crash occurred when a west bound vehicle driven by a 79-year-old male from Wyoming turned left in front of an east bound vehicle driven by a 43-year-old female from Cedar Springs. The 79-year-old male was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.


The initial investigation indicates that the male driver may have been having a medical condition prior to the crash.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wyoming Department of Public Safety at 616-530-7300 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.