Battle Creek-area hit-and-run damages building

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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The scene of a hit-and-run on Capital Avenue NE just north of Battle Creek on July 13, 2019. (Courtesy Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office)

PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 28-year-old Battle Creek man was jailed after a hit-and-run Saturday night damaged a building just north of Battle Creek.

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office says that around 10 p.m., witnesses saw a vehicle crash through the side of a building in the 1600 block of Capital Avenue NE, south of Sunset Boulevard in Pennfield Township.

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The scene of a hit-and-run on Capital Avenue NE just north of Battle Creek on July 13, 2019. (Courtesy Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office)

The witnesses said the vehicle fled the scene after making contact with the building.

The driver sustained minor injuries.

He is being held on multiple charges, including leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated.

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