Fatigue likely factor in crash involving teen, police say

Posted at 5:28 AM, Jun 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-25 05:28:41-04

MECOSTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 16-year-old driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he drove his car into a ditch.

Deputies say they believe fatigue was a factor.

It happened Friday night just before midnight on Northland Dr. North of 11 Mile Rd.

Deputies say the driver went off the road and into a steep ditch. After going into the ditch, the driver hit several trees and a culvert before coming to a rest.