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Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash involving deer in Tallmadge Township

Ottawa County Sheriff Unit
Posted at 6:59 PM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-06 18:59:47-04

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A motorcyclist has been hospitalized with serious injuries following a crash involving a deer Friday afternoon, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

We’re told the crash happened north of Lake Michigan Drive on 14th Avenue.

Deputies say the motorcyclist, described as a 35-year-old resident of Allendale, was driving south on 14th Avenue when they struck a deer that was crossing the road.

Authorities say the motorcyclist had a helmet on during the crash and was taken to Spectrum Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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