ALPENA — Firefighters broke aside a automobile Tuesday to free a person caught when his automobile left the highway and rolled right into a ditch on the facet of the highway south of Birdsong Bay on US-23 South in Alpena Township.
Police say alcohol and velocity have been components when the car left the roadway — the place it had been touring south — shortly earlier than midday.
The automobile struck and demolished a submit field pole earlier than veering right into a ditch, spraying adjoining timber with mud because it plowed via brush.
Barely lacking a couple of timber and a utility pole, the automobile traveled about 200 meters earlier than lastly coming to relaxation on its facet, badly crushed.
With a firefighter contained in the overturned car to help the motive force, firefighters used extraction tools to take away the metallic from the roof and free the person.
Alpena Hearth Division paramedics transported him to MyMichigan Medical Heart Alpena with unspecified accidents.
The Alpena County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to the scene, whereas firefighters from the Alpena Township and Sanborn Hearth Departments and a Michigan State Police trooper assisted.