Authorities: Man arrested for OWI after crash

TRAVERSE CITY — A man was arrested after crashing his vehicle into a guardrail in Leelanau County.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on M-22 north of M-204 in Suttons Bay at 8:55 p.m. Friday.

The driver, a Suttons Bay man, 50, told authorities he veered and collided with the guardrail while trying to avoid a vehicle that ran the stop sign on M-204 as he was traveling north on M-22. The man was uninjured.

Deputies said they smelled alcohol on the man’s breath and they will request a second-offense operating while under the influence charge.


Posted by Tribune News Services

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