Car hits 12-year-old girl on bicycle

Posted at 3:42 AM, Aug 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-07 03:42:26-04

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 12-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after police say she was hit by a car.

The accident happened Wednesday evening on Bridle Path Drive near 168th Avenue in Spring Lake Township.  According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, the girl was riding out of a driveway into the road, and slowed down to allow a car to pass by.  She continued into the road, but there was a second car that she failed to see.

The driver was unable to stop in time, and there was a collision.  The victim was taken to the hospital, where she’s listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.