Bicyclist hospitalized after crash with truck

Grand Rapids, Michigan Street NE, crash
The scene following a crash on Michigan Street NE between Benson and Diamond avenues. (Sept. 25, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A bicyclist critically injured when he collided with a truck in Grand Rapids Monday afternoon.

The crash happened on Michigan Street NE at Grand Avenue around 3:15 p.m. The Grand Rapids Police Department said a large boom truck that was turning left from southbound Grand onto Michigan collided with a cyclist who was eastbound on the north sidewalk.

Grand Rapids, Michigan Street NE, crash
The scene following a crash on Michigan Street NE between Benson and Diamond avenues. (Sept. 25, 2017)

The 25-year-old cyclist, who is from Grand Rapids, was rushed to a local hospital by an ambulance. Police said his injuries were life-threatening.

Michigan Street was shut down in both directions between Eastern and Union avenues as police investigated.