A trooper was parked and investigating a crash at 1:36 a.m. Monday in the area of I-94 and Zeeb Road in Scio Township when a 33-year-old from Canton Township crashed into the patrol car, according to police.
The drivers involved in the initial crash and in the second crash are both suspected of driving while intoxicated. The trooper was blocking a lane for a tow truck driver when the patrol car was struck.
The trooper was inside the vehicle during the crash. The trooper was transported to a hospital for minor injuries.
The 33-year-old from Canton Township was arrested for operating while intoxicated.
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PATROL CAR STRUCK BY DRUNK DRIVER: 9/19 at approximately 1:36 am, trooper from Brighton Post was investigating an OWI crash on W/B I-94 near Zeeb Rd in Scio Twp, Washtenaw County. While blocking part of the lane 1/2— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) September 19, 2022