Couple Spent Night in Ditch After Serious Ottawa Co. Accident

Ottawa County SheriffOTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — A Holland Township couple spent more than 10 hours in a ditch after a serious accident Thursday night.

Ottawa County Deputies said that 35-year-old Alonzo Martinez crashed into a tree off of Ferris Street east of Ravine View Drive at around 10 p.m.  He and his girlfriend, 32-year-old Michelle Teffeteller, weren’t discovered until 8:14 a.m. when someone spotted their vehicle from the road and called police.

Martinez was transported by AeroMed to a Grand Rapids hospital and remains in critical condition.  Teffeteller was taken to an Ottawa County hospital in serious condition. Deputies say she was thrown from the vehicle, while Martinez remained pinned inside overnight.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Related Stories