Girl, 12, hit by car while riding bike

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 12-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was hit by a car while riding her bike.

The girl had slowed down at the end of her driveway to wait for a car; however, she didn’t notice a second oncoming car and rode into its path near the intersection of Bridlepath and 168th Avenue around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Jamie Dodge, 33, didn’t see the girl in time to stop and hit her, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

The 12-year-old was airlifted to the hospital where she is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. At last check, she was listed in stable condition.

Dodge was not hurt in the crash.

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