car-accident-generic.jpg

A drunk driver was arrested after crashing his car into some trees near Ash-Te-Wette Dr and Steamburg Rd early Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred just after midnight on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to Ash-Te-Wette Dr. east of Steamburg Rd. in Cambria Township for a one-vehicle accident.

According to the sheriff’s department, Jacob Andrew Coonradt, age 22, of 2360 Ash-Te-Wette Dr., Hillsdale, MI was traveling southbound on Steamburg Rd. when he attempted to turn eastbound onto Ash-Te-Wette Dr. and lost control. He then ran off the south side of the roadway and collided with some trees. Unknown if he was wearing his seat belt. Coonradt was not injured.

Coonradt was arrested for OWI and taken to the Hillsdale County Jail where he posted bond.