Drunk driver crashes into police cruiser

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP — A Michigan State Police Trooper from the Negaunee Post was sitting in his patrol car during a traffic stop at approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday, when another car crashed into his vehicle.

The accident happened on the shoulder of M-28 near Kawbawgam Road. According to the Michigan State Police, the driver who hit the MSP vehicle was drunk. The suspect was arrested and taken to the Marquette County Jail.

The MSP Trooper was not injured, but the MSP vehicle was damaged on the left rear side. The suspect’s name will be released after they appear in District Court next week.