GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 10-year-old was hit by a car while riding her bike on Wednesday, authorities say.
It happened around 5:45 p.m. near 20th Avenue and Caroline Street in Georgetown Township. She was trying to cross at the street at the cross walk when she was hit by a northbound vehicle, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.
The bicyclist, who Ottawa County dispatch said is 9 years old but the sheriff’s office later said is 10 years old, was brought to the hospital. She is in critical condition, the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies say she was not wearing a helmet.
The driver of the car, a 37-year-old woman from Jenison, was not injured, authorities say.
The crash is under investigation.