Report: Distracted driver hits, injures teen on bike

Posted at 9:26 AM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 23:26:13-04

COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 14-year-old boy riding his bicycle was seriously injured after being hit by a distracted driver Monday evening.

The crash happened on east K Ave. near 30th Street in Comstock Township about 7:30pm. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's office says the driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old Kalamazoo woman, appears to have been distracted by her cell phone.

The boy was taken to Bronson Hospital for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.  The accident remains under investigation, but charges could be filed against the woman.