Man arrested for crashing car into swamp while intoxicated

22-year-old man crashes car into swamp

VAN BUREN COUNTY, MICH. - A Lawton area man could face charges after crashing his car into a swamp in Van Buren County Thursday night.

Deputies were called around 10 p.m., March 16, to 96th Avenue near 36th Street where they found a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am 6 to 8 feet away from the road.

Deputies found the driver wandering down the middle of 96th Avenue near the crash site.

Deputies say they smelled a strong odor of intoxicants on the driver. They observed he had blood shot and watery eyes. They say he also had a hard time keeping his balance and slurred speech.

The 22 year old was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

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