Deputies seek help in bicyclist hit-and-run

Ottawa County

ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding the person who hit a bicyclist and then took off in Allendale Friday night.

Authorities responded to the crash at Lake Michigan Drive and 48th Avenue just before 10 p.m.

Officers said a 21-year-old Allendale resident was riding her bicycle west on Lake Michigan Drive, crossing 48th Avenue, when a yellow Dodge Ram truck struck the bicyclist.

According to authorities, the truck was turning onto Lake Michigan Drive from 48th Avenue when it hit the bicyclist and continued driving west.

The bicyclist reported having a green light.

She was treated on scene by EMS and released.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 616.738.4000.

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