Authorities said the driver, who was going about 45 mph, likely didn’t see the bicyclist until it was too late.
It is believed that the driver of the car hit the victim, slammed into a fire hydrant, then took off on foot at the intersection of Vernor Highway and Waterman Street.
The accident happened at 14 Mile Rd. and Van Dyke, at the border of Warren and Sterling Heights. The driver of the car involved in the accident reportedly did stop after hitting the person.
Authorities say a 50-year-old woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in Westland.
A 90-year-old Berkley man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle backing out of a driveway.
Reports say some motorists were “hysterical” after hitting the pedestrian, who has not yet been identified.
Authorities say a 55-year-old man has died after being hit by a minivan while crossing a roadway with a group of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
State police say the vehicle probably has extensive front-end damage and may have damage to its windshield.
Police say their initial investigation indicates that the driver just couldn’t see the pedestrian, a 57-year-old man.
Police say the man was walking along the road when he was hit by a white-colored vehicle that quickly fled the scene.