No injuries from drunken driver at fair midway

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

State police say no injuries were reported after a drunken man drove his car through a busy midway section of a fair in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

WWTV/WWUP reports the 53-year-old Marion man was arrested Tuesday night at the Marion Fair in Osceola County after several people worked to stop him before he crashed. They took away his keys before police arrived.

State police say the man's blood-alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit. The man was taken to a hospital for evaluation before being jailed.

Police tell The Associated Press that it was lucky that no injuries were reported.

The fair runs through Saturday in Marion, about 50 miles southeast of Traverse City.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email:
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 159774325 -
Gray Television, Inc.