Bicyclist injured in Hamlin crash.

August 22, 2016

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HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A 28-year-old Hamlin Township man was injured after he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Dewey and Sherman roads.

According to Sgt. Adam Lamb of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, both the bicyclist and a Jeep Cherokee were east on Dewey Road as they neared the Sherman Road intersection. At the last moment, the bicyclist signaled to turn left, Lamb said. The Jeep’s 38-year-old female driver was unable to compensate in time for the sudden turn, Lamb said. 

The bicyclist was transported by Life EMS ambulance to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital and was expected to be transferred to a Grand Rapids hospital via AeroMed helicopter. The driver of the Jeep and her male passenger were uninjured.

Also responding to the scene was Hamlin Township Fire Department. 

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