Portage Road closed by crash  KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety says that Portage Road has been closed by a crash.




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Man critically injured in Kalamazoo Co. crash

Updated: Tuesday, February 19 2013, 09:18 AM EST
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KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A 23-year-old Kalamazoo man is in critical condition after a crash on D Ave. Tuesday morning.

It happened in the 4000 block of West D Ave around 5:45am.

Officers say that the man was driving west on D Ave. when he lost control on the icy road. His vehicle crossed the center line into the path of a vehicle driven by a 60-year-old man from Kalamazoo.

The 23-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The other man was not injured.

Police say that speed and icy roads are believed to be the cause of the crash.

Man critically injured in Kalamazoo Co. crash
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