Snowmobiler crashes into a tree in Orion Township
Snowmobiler was travelling at a high rate of speed
Early Sunday morning, Oakland County Sheriff deputies responded to an injury accident involving a snowmobile in Orion Township.
When deputies arrived at Clarkston road near Hinford, they discovered a snowmobile that had crashed into a tree.
The preliminary investigation indicates the snowmobile was traveling at a high rate of speed on the sidewalk when the driver lost control and crashed into the tree.
According to the deputies' report, the 42-year-old male driver, who is an Orion Township resident, was taken by the fire department to McLaren Hospital.
He suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies suspect alcohol is a factor in the crash.
A search warrant was obtained to drawn blood from the driver to determine the level of alcohol in his system.
The toxicology report is pending.