Driver arrested after reportedly leaving the scene of two crashes in WB

By: Mark Vest | West Bloomfield Beacon | Published January 22, 2024

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WEST BLOOMFIELD — At around 6 p.m. Jan. 9, West Bloomfield Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of Orchard Lake and Green roads for a report of a hit-and-run crash, according to a press release from the Police Department.

“Officers arrived on the scene and began their investigation,” the release states. “During that investigation, they learned there were two separate minor damage crashes involving the same alleged responsible vehicle. Their investigation led them onto the West Bloomfield High School property, where they encountered the alleged responsible hit-and-run crash driver. Officers continued their investigation, discovering that alcohol may have been a factor in both crashes.”

Officers arrested a 24-year-old female driver from Monroe for operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of both crashes.

No injuries were reported.

“The arrestee has no known affiliation with West Bloomfield High School,” the release states.