Person Arrested for Drunk Driving, Causing Accident in Mecosta County

Deputies say a crash in Mecosta County landed one person in the hospital and another in jail.

The sheriff’s office says it happened around 5:30 Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 131 near 11 Mile Road.

They say a car was heading north in the south bound lane.

Two cars swerved to avoid it and ended up crashing into each other.

A man from Newaygo was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies say the driver going the wrong way was stopped by a DNR conservation officer.

That person was arrested for drunk driving.