Two Injured in USPS Truck Accident on 84th Street in Kent County, MI
Kent County, MI — October 9, 2023, two drivers were injured after a USPS versus cement truck accident at around 8:20 a.m. along 84th Street SE.
According to preliminary details provided about the crash, it took place at the intersection of 84th Street SE and Cooper Heights Drive SE just outside the city of Caledonia.
Officials said in preliminary statements that a 29-year-old Wyoming man in a cement truck was going eastbound along 84th Street at the time. Ahead, a USPS truck driven by a 37-year-old Gaines Township woman was also going eastbound. Authorities say that the USPS truck made a u-turn into the path of the cement truck, and the two trucks collided.
As a result of the collision, it appears the cement truck driver and the USPS driver were taken to hospitals. Their injuries were not specified. While authorities have not been specific about the exact cause of the crash, they are saying that the USPS driver would be cited. This and other details remain under investigation.