Car hits bicyclist on U.S. 41 in Ishpeming

A bicycle rider is recovering Friday after being hit by a car.  The accident happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. on U.S. 41 in Ishpeming.

Police say a 30-year-old Champion man was turning right from Hilltop RV onto the highway when he hit a 50-year-old man on a bicycle.  It appears neither man saw the other before the crash.

The bicycle rider was taken to Bell Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers found him at fault in the accident.  They say the bicyclist was riding against traffic, heading east on the shoulder of the westbound side.