CALEDONIA, Mich. — After a car chase, police are responding to a car crash in Caledonia where a vehicle knocked down a telephone pole.
The Michigan State Police (MSP), with assistance from the Kent County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) were in a pursuit of a vehicle that crashed into a telephone pole. The crash shutoff power to the area and happened on Kraft, south of 76th St.
After an attempted warrant pickup by authorities, the driver had a knife when he fled and threatened to kill himself.
Troopers from the MSP Wayland Post attempted to arrest an individual at approx. 5:20 PM this afternoon in Barry County. The subject fled in his vehicle and a pursuit was initiated. Troopers terminated the pursuit and a short time later, the 53-year-old male from Nashville, MI pic.twitter.com/dPIaO6rr9l
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The man is ingested with drugs and was transported to a nearby hospital.
Police asked the public to avoid the area of Kraft Ave SE and 76th St SE due to this crash, but the roadway has been cleared since then.