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Injured biker hit after crash

Posted at 6:41 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 19:14:53-04

SPRINGFIELD, Mich. — Police are searching for the driver of a car who hit a biker laying in the road, already injured from a crash Thursday.

Calhoun County Sheriff's Deputies tell FOX 17 the biker had just rear-ended a stopped vehicle at the intersection of Helmer Road and Goguac Street in Springfield just before 3:30 p.m. A 31 year-old Battle Creek man was thrown from the bike into oncoming lane. Witnesses say they saw a silver vehicle cross the center line, hit the biker laying in the road, and drive away; heading south on Helmer Road. The silver vehicle was just behind the motorcycle just before the crash.

The biker is in critical condition at a local hospital.

Anyone with information please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 269 781-0880 or Silent Observer at 269 964-3888.