Kalamazoo, MI: On 2-9-2017, at approximately 5:18 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the intersection of Mt. Olivet and Riverview in reference to a personal injury accident. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles with heavy damage. The investigation revealed that a 46 year old male driver ran a stop sign at Mt. Olivet and Riverview striking a vehicle occupied by a 35 year old female and her 3 year old child. The male driver was found unconscious and it appears alcohol and drugs were a factor in the accident. The female was transported to Borgess Hospital with a hip injury. The child was believed to be uninjured. The Male driver was also transported to a hospital for treatment and the extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.
Kalamazoo Public Safety is still investigating the incident and officers will be seeking charges for Operating while intoxicated causing serious injury. There are no further details at this time.
Anyone with information about this accident is encouraged to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent observer, 343-2100, www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Authority: Lt. Sean Gordon
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Capt. Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigation Division, 337-8994