Drunk Driver Arrested After Striking Building
Kalamazoo, MI: On, August 8th, 2018 at 10:18P.M., officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Clayborne Court after citizens reported a vehicle struck several parked cars. After striking the cars, the vehicle attempted to flee the area. The suspect vehicle then proceeded into a wooded area, striking several trees. The vehicle then struck an apartment building, causing structural damage. A concerned witness rushed to the suspect vehicle and removed the keys from an open window, preventing any further damage or injuries. The suspect, a 29 year old male from Kalamazoo was found lying outside the vehicle with apparent minor injuries. He was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. He was treated at Bronson Methodist Hospital and ultimately lodged at Kalamazoo County Jail. The accident is still under investigation.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Richard McCall