Kzoo Co. crash hospitalizes 2, leads to arrest

Posted at 1:42 PM, Jun 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-30 18:38:42-04

CHARLESTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two people were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Kalamazoo County.

At 9:15 a.m. Sunday, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on S 36th Street south of MN Avenue in Charleston Township, east of Galesburg.

Upon arrival, emergency responders had to extricate two people from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle suffered serious injuries in the crash and was taken to an area hospital.

The passenger was also taken to the hospital, but has since been released and taken into custody on outstanding felony warrants.

The male passenger was treated for his injuries and then transported to the Kalamazoo County Jail by the Michigan State Police due to an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest.

The female driver remains hospitalized.

Drugs are believed to be a factor in the crash.

Anyone with any information is being asked to contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269-383-8748 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.