A man pushing his bicycle near 135th and 6th Street at 10:25 p.m. on June 1 was struck from behind by a hit and run driver, Michigan State Police Wayland Post report. The 35-year-old man from the Wayland area, was seriously injured and transported by Wayland EMS to Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids. Troopers are investigating the crash and ask that anyone with information about the crash, the suspect vehicle or driver, contact them at 269-792-2213.
A witness at the scene told troopers that a newer, red Ford pickup truck traveling eastbound on 135th Avenue struck the man from behind, did not stop and continued east on 135th Avenue. It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor. MSP was assisted by the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department, Wayland Police Department, Gun Lake Tribal Police, Wayland Fire Department and Wayland EMS.