MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in a crash that injured man who drove his moped into a sign in Cass County.
It happened around 8:45 p.m. Thursday on US-12 near Tharp Lake Road in Mason Township near the Indiana border.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said the man told deputies he was driving his moped on eastbound US-12 when he looked across the street, went off the road and a hit a sign.
The driver, identified as 52-year-old Mark Underly of Union, was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.
The crash remains under investigation, but the sheriff’s office said alcohol is believed to be a factor.