GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Two separate car crashes, one including a drunk driver and one a hit-and-run, occured just minutes apart in Grand Rapids on June 8. The two accidents are currently being investigated as related.
Police first spotted a silver SUV speeding at an estimated 90 miles per hour on Bridge Street NW, according to MLive. Although the SUV attempted to flee the officer, it soon crashed into two vehicles at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and Straight Avenue.
The driver was not injured in the crash, but was determined to be intoxicated. Police arrested the driver.
At about the same time, around 11:30 pm, a hit-and-run occurred in downtown Grand Rapids when a vehicle crashed into two parked cars and struck a pillar in front of a building. The crash occured on Monroe Avenue NW near Pearl Street, across from Rosa Parks Circle.
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