Three hurt in boat accident near Grand Rapids

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NBC, (WILX) - Three people were injured in a boat crash Friday night.

Authorities say a pontoon boat crashed head on into an I-96 bridge pylon on the Thornapple River in Forest Hills just east of Grand Rapids.

The boat had eight young people on board.

Three of the passengers were sent to the hospital with one in critical condition.

Authorities were on scene at a boat launch near the crash site and asked drivers to avoid the area.