HOWARD CITY — A teenager riding an off-road vehicle was injured after his quad runner collided with a car.
According to the Howard City Police Department, a 16-year-old from Pierson on a quad runner was stopped at a westbound stop sign at Lake Montcalm Road when the quad proceeded across the intersection at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday.
The quad struck the driver’s side of a southbound car on Amy School Road after the quad failed to yield the right-of-way.
The driver of the car, a 41-year-old from Pierson, was not injured.
The teenager, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the quad and suffered minor injuries.
The teenager on the quad was issued a citation for the crash.
Michigan law states that an operator of an off-road vehicle on a roadway is typically considered negligent in crashes with other lawful motor vehicles.