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Grand Rapids Man Struck By Vehicle in Critical Condition

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KENTWOOD, Mich. – A Grand Rapids man who was hit by a vehicle Thursday night is in critical condition, according to the Kentwood Police Department.

Officials said Benjamin Folkertsma, 38, was struck by a vehicle while he was walking down Countrywood Drive near Breton Avenue in Kentwood.

Folkertsma was reported as wearing dark clothing while walking in a dark area of the street.

Folkertsma was transferred to Butterworth Hospital by Life Ambulance.

The driver of the vehicle Robert Knauf, 60, from Kentwood was not injured in the incident.

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