One Woman Arrested After a Rollover Accident in Downtown Hancock

One woman was arrested, after a rollover accident, for driving under the influence of nitrous oxide; commonly known as “whippets”. At approximately 1 pm, Hancock Police responded to a rollover accident on Quincy Street, near Menard Street. The 30 year old female driver was traveling west on Quincy Street when she lost control of her vehicle, leaving the left lane, striking a unoccupied parked truck, before her car rolled over onto its roof. The parked truck was pushed into a second parked car, as a result of the initial crash. The 30 year old driver and a 34 year old passenger were not injured in the accident. The driver was transported to UPHS – Portage for examination. She has since been arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and lodged in the Houghton County Jail. No other information has been released at this time, pending the driver’s arraignment.