Source: A 19-year-old Grand Rapids resident died two weeks after his bicycle collided with a van. Witnesses said a northbound van entered the intersection of Madison Avenue and Delaware Street SE at the same time as a westbound bicyclist around 1:13 p.m. July 7. The bicycle struck the right, rear corner of the vehicle, and the van's trailer hit the rider, police said. The bicyclist -- Dajawn Marquel Jones 19 from Grand Rapids -- was transported to Saint Mary's Health Care after suffering life-threatening injuries. He died July 21 as a result of those injuries. Alcohol and speed are not factors in the incident, police said. The Grand Rapids Police Department Special Services Unit continues to investigate this accident. Anyone with more information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3771 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.
Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Delaware St SE
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection
Collision type: Cyclist side/Car front end hit
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was: Hit & Run
SourcesSource: News Report
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