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Hit-and-Run Crash Injures Motorcycle Rider

Posted at 8:16 AM, Jun 24, 2013

alpine hit and runALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man was injured on Monday morning in what police are calling a hit-and-run crash, and they’re still looking for the vehicle that left the scene of the accident.

It happened shortly before 7:00 a.m. at 6 Mile and Peach Ridge Avenue in Kent County’s Alpine Township.

According to deputies, a newer black Ford Focus failed to yield, and pulled out in front of the path of the motorcycle.  The rider suffered minor injuries.  He was wearing a helmet.

As for the Focus, police say it will have driver’s side rear quarter-panel damage.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 616-632-6100.