87-year-old man on bike hit by passing car in Westland

An 87-year-old man has been hospitalized with critical injuries after he was hit while riding his bike in Westland early Thursday morning.

The elderly man was riding his bike on Ford Road when a 26-year-old woman driving west on Ford, hit the man.

The man was taken to St. Mary's Hospital and was last listed in critical condition.

Witnesses in the area say the man is always riding his bike and dropping off bottles and cans for extra cash.

Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the crash.