US 31 North Near Three Mile Road Back Open After Two Car Crash - Northern Michigan's News Leader

US 31 North Near Three Mile Road Back Open After Two Car Crash

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A drunken crash knocked out power and shut down a busy Traverse City road.

The crash happened around 12:30 Thursday morning on US-31 North near Three Mile Road.

Deputies say Travis Ingersoll from Kingsley was drunk when he hit another car, sending it into a utility pole.

Michael Stepka of Traverse City was driving the car that got hit. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but is now in stable condition.

Police found Ingersoll at a nearby hotel and arrested him. He's facing charges for having marijuana, open intox, and leaving the scene of an accident.

Both men face drunk driving charges.