FRANKENMUTH, MI – On Sunday December 27th, 2020, at approximately 12:45pm., Frankenmuth Police responded to a traffic accident in the 900 Block of Main Street involving a vehicle and a horse-drawn carriage.
The initial investigation indicated the horse-drawn carriage and the vehicle were both traveling northbound when the vehicle hit the back of the carriage. There were no passengers in the carriage at the time of the accident.
The driver of the carriage was thrown off the carriage and landed in the street. The driver of the vehicle described as a possible Jeep Compass white in color fled the scene northbound on Main with heavy front-end damage. The driver is thought to have been a male but no further description was given at that time. The driver of the carriage was transported to Covenant by Mobile Medical Response.
The driver of the Jeep Compass was located in Genesee County. He was immediately arrested. Police from Frankenmuth went to Genesee County to bring the suspect back to Frankenmuth to face charges.