Wrong-way driver sentenced in fatal 2014 crash

Posted at 4:50 PM, Jun 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-08 17:36:44-04

Michelle LermaGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A wrong-way driver that caused a fatal collision has been sentenced to at least 3 1/2 years in prison.

Michelle Lerma was sentenced to 43 months to 15 years in prison for driving drunk in September 2014 on I-96 near Plainfield Avenue.  Her vehicle hit another car head-on, killing Greg Johnson of Grass Lake.

Lerma’s blood-alcohol content at the time of the crash was more than twice the legal limit of .08.