Police: Man seriously hurt after car crashes into home

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a homeowner is seriously hurt after a car crashed into his Wyoming home. 

Police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Colrain Street SW and Clyde Park Avenue SW. 

Wyoming police say a vehicle driving eastbound on Colrain Street SW did not stop for the stop sign at Clyde Park Avenue SW, went through the intersection and into a house.

A photo of police on the scene after a car crashed into a Wyoming home on Nov. 27, 2020.
A photo of police on the scene after a car crashed into a Wyoming home on Nov. 27, 2020.

Once crews arrived, they heard an elderly man inside the home asking for help. The man had been in bed and was trapped under the vehicle, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

Fire crews removed a portion of the wall and rescued the man. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A passenger in the vehicle and another person in the home was not harmed, police say. 

A photo of a Wyoming home after a car crashed into it on Nov. 27, 2020. 
A photo of a Wyoming home after a car crashed into it on Nov. 27, 2020. 

Investigators say speed and alcohol are believed to be factors that led to the crash. 

***Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the number of people hurt and the time of the crash. This has been corrected. We regret the errors.***