Kalamazoo mother accused of driving drunk with kids in car
CASS COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3)- A Kalamazoo mother is facing charges after crashing her car with her children inside while suspected of driving drunk.
It happened around 12 a.m. Monday morning in the 57000 block of M-62 Highway in LaGrange Township. Deputies say they arrived to find the 29-year-old Kalamazoo woman lost control of her car which flew off the road, rolled into several trees and landed on its side.
The driver's 9-year-old daughter and 11-month-old son were inside the car at the time of the crash. All three were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The woman was arrested and is now facing charges of Operating While Intoxicated, Driving With an Expired License and two counts of Child Endangerment. The children are now also in the custody of Child Protective Services.