BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Portland man was thrown from his vehicle after a drunken driving suspect fled from the scene Friday afternoon.
At 5:36 p.m. Friday, deputies with the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a crash near the intersection of Hartwell Road and Bennett Road. They said a 32-year-old Portland man either was thrown or fell from the moving vehicle. The original report stated that a white pickup truck had fled the scene.
Upon police arriving at the scene, the Portland man was found with severe injuries and was transported by Aeromed to a Grand Rapids hospital where he is currently listed in serious condition.