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Car-bicycle crash investigated by Fruitport Township Police Department

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 2:59 PM

Emergency personnel rushed to the scene of the bicycle-car crash at 9:44 p.m.

They found a 20-year-old man who had been thrown from his bike after being struck by a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old man. Both men are from the Muskegon County area.

The driver of the car did not suffer any injuries. The bicyclist was transported from the scene by ProMed Ambulance to be treated for multiple injuries sustained in the crash. The bicyclist was later air-lifted to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. He is currently in stable condition.

The area where this incident took place is an unlit portion of road. The bicyclist did not have a light on his bicycle, which is required by law during darkness, and he was not wearing a bicycle helmet nor reflective clothing.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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