Police: Man Picking Up Cans Hit By Pick Up After Running Across Road

Posted at 8:52 AM, Mar 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-31 08:52:03-04

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (March 31, 2014) — A 61-year-old man from Vestaburg has been hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a pick up.

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office says that on March 30, just after 3:20 p.m., the man was picking up cans along the side of the road on Howard City Edmore Road near Bollinger Road, when he ran across the road without checking for traffic.

Police say a 62-year-old man from Mason was driving a Chevrolet pick up eastbound when the crash occurred. He and his 57-year-old passenger were not injured.