Bicyclist hurt in Ottawa County

Posted at 11:31 AM, May 27, 2019

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Leonard Street was closed for a few hours Monday morning due to a crash involving a bicycle.

Deputies say that two bicyclists were heading east on Leonard when the 2nd bicyclist lost control of his bike and crashed. The lead cyclist did not see the crash.

The bicyclist that crashed, a 70-year-old man, was taken to Spectrum Butterworth in Grand Rapids with serious injuries. Deputies say that the man was wearing a helmet and that the helmet saved him from even more serious injuries.