Driver Arrested, Passenger Injured in Mecosta County Crash

A 25-year-old man from Lansing is facing some serious charges after his passenger was seriously injured when their car rolled early Saturday in Mecosta County.

Deputies say the accident happened shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Wilson Road, near 80th Avenue in Martiney Township.

The 49-year-old passenger was not wearing a seat belt. Deputies say he was ejected and suffered serious injuries when the driver took a curve too fast, rolling the car several times.

The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated, and having a suspended license. He was wearing a seat belt, and received only minor injuries.