Bicyclist Hurt In Freak Accident

Posted at 12:01 PM, Jun 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-21 12:01:21-04

Ottawa County SheriffHOLLAND TOWNSHIP,Mich. — A 42-year-old Holland man is in serious condition after being hit by a car while waiting on a sidewalk to cross the street.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff Department the accident happened Thursday June 20 at 7:19pm at the corner of Douglas and Aniline in Holland Township.

Deputies say that 28-year-old Miquel Martinez was traveling eastbound on Douglas and making a left turn on Aniline when he his car was hit by another vehicle traveling westbound on Douglas. The impact sent Martinez’s car spinning up onto the sidewalk hitting 42-year-old Michael Hansen JR. Hansen was on his bicycle waiting to cross the street.

The accident is still under investigation.