MONROE, Mich. – A driver accused of fleeing Monroe police officers overnight crashed his car into a river and was found soaking wet, deputies said.
The incident happened near St. Mary’s Park, which is between the River Raisin and Elm Avenue in Monroe.
Officials said the driver was trying to flee police and drove through St. Mary’s Park. That’s when the car went into the River Raisin, according to authorities.
Police said the man got out of the car and ran away, but he was found, soaking wet, by Monroe County deputies.
The man was unharmed, police said.
Officials are investigating whether alcohol was a factor in the case.