Drunk Wrong Way Driver Located on US-127 near Houghton Lake

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HOUGHTON LAKE, MI – The holidays for one man will not be so jolly after someone called to report that he was seen driving the wrong way on US-127.Wrong way driver Houghton Lake MSP

A Houghton Lake Trooper was sent to a report of a wrong way driver on US-127 on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at about 11:00PM. The Houghton Lake Trooper located the driver and fortunately was able to stop him before he could obviously hurt himself or someone else. As evidence of this, MSP Northern MI posted the attached photo to Twitter.

The investigation led to the arrest of a 52-year-old man from Houghton Lake for Operating While Intoxicated with a high BAC.

Michigan State Police have urged drivers not to drink and drive. MSP Troopers are committed to keeping you safe on the roadways this holiday season. They’ll be out in force looking for intoxicated drivers and keeping watch for other issues including speeding and seat belt usage.

If you happen to see something serious that you feel requires the immediate attention of authorities, do not hesitate to call 911.