Man Airlifted To Hospital After Crash; Alcohol Likely A Factor

Posted at 7:20 AM, Jun 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-16 08:44:21-04

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CASS COUNTY, Mich. (June 16, 2014) — A suspected drunk driver was airlifted to the hospital after rolling his SUV and crashing into a parked truck.

It happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, at Old M-205 and Autumn Drive in Mason Township.  Police say Jose Miguel Fernandez-Rosario, 29, was speeding when he lost control of his GMC Envoy.  The vehicle ran off the road and rolled several times into a private driveway, striking a pickup truck.  He had to be airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital due to the extent of his injuries.

Police say Fernandez-Rosario was wearing his seat belt but add that alcohol appears to have been a factor in the crash.