Intoxicated driver arrested for killing two, injuring three cyclists on charity ride in Michigan, USA

The five cyclists were riding in the Make-A-Wish Bicycle Tour when an SUV collided head-on with them

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An intoxicated driver travelling on the wrong side of the road killed two riders and severely injured a further three in Ionia County, Michigan, on Saturday 30 July. 

The five cyclists were riding in the Make-A-Wish Bicycle Tour, a three day endurance ride covering most of the State of Michigan, when an SUV crossed the centre line of the road while trying to overtake another vehicle. The car crashed head-on into the cyclists, with the incident occurring at 11:15am. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.