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Driver Falls Asleep And Crashes At Car Dealership

A L’Anse resident is facing a charge after an accident at a car dealership in Ontonagon County.

Around 6:30am Monday, an Ontonagon County deputy discovered an accident at Big Valley Ford of Ewen.

Authorities say the 42 year-old driver was traveling west on M-28 when he fell asleep in the vehicle.

The vehicle crossed the median, then struck and broke off a power pole, then struck four parked vehicles, causing moderate damage.

The driver’s vehicle was removed by Big Valley Ford.

The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

He was released on $1,000 @ 10% bond, and will appear in 98th District Court on July 2nd.

The accident remains under investigation.

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