Suspect arrested in overnight Kalamazoo crash

One man was arrested after an overnight crash in downtown Kalamazoo. (Courtesy: Zachary Lassiter)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - One man was arrested after an overnight crash in Kalamazoo.

The crash happened at Stuart Avenue and West Main Street around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Kalamazoo Public Safety told Newschannel 3 the suspect crashed, and then took off running. The man was eventually taken into custody by officers.

Pictures sent to us from a Newschannel 3 viewer show KDPS and the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office searching the vehicle after the crash.

KDPS said they could not comment on why they were searching the car. They also could not say what kind of charges could be filed against the suspect. We expect to learn more later today.

Witnesses told Newschannel 3 they saw a chase leading up to the crash, but KDPS told us they did not chase the suspect at any point.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office was also on the scene, but said they are not handling the investigation.

Stay with Newschannel 3 for updates.

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