Benzie County Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested

Michigan State Police have arrested a suspect involved in a Benzie County hit-and-run.

The crash happened on King Road, east of Thompsonville Highway.

The car hit a 16-year-old on his bike Saturday.

The teen says he didn’t see or hear the vehicle coming.

The boy was taken to Munson Medical Center in Traverse City for injuries.

From the scene, Michigan State Police were able to identify glass that came from an early 2000 Chevrolet Trail Blazer.

The following day police located the vehicle less than a half mile away from the victim’s home.

The suspect was arrested for operating while intoxicated third offense, failing to stop and identify a personal injury and failure to report an accident.