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Police: Driver hits Jenison couple's bedroom

Police: Driver hits Jenison couple's bedroom

JENISON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Investigators say a driver who had been drinking ran a stop sign and hit the bedroom wall of an Ottawa County couple's home.

The accident happened around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of 8th Avenue in Jenison.

Ottawa County deputies say the driver of an SUV -- a woman in her twenties -- failed to stop at the intersection with Barry Street and drove across the lawn of a home.  Her SUV hit the bedroom wall. 

The homeowners were not injured in the accident.

Police are not releasing the name of the driver.  She is being treated a Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital for leg injuries. 

Investigators say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Hit and run crash kills moped driver

Hit and run crash kills moped driver

WALKER, Mich. (WZZM)- Witnesses say a suspected drunk driver had to know he hit a moped in Walker and was dragging it down the road into Grandville.

They say the wreckage wedged under his vehicle was gouging the road and sending sparks into the air.

"He knew something was under his car," insists Grandville resident Josh Smith. "How could you not know it?" He wonders.

"There were pieces of moped all the way down the road," adds Grandville neighbor Pamela Solden.

Just after 1 a.m. Wednesday,  19-year-old Tony Bloomquist was driving his moped home to Grandville after finishing his shift at  Sonic in Alpine Township.  He was on Wilson Avenue in Walker, about halfway home, when police say he was hit from behind by a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Matthew Nawrocki of Grandville.

"I heard the crash," says Brenda Bleyenberg, who lives on Wilson Avenue.

43-year old man faces charges for high speed chase

(WZZM)-A Grand Rapids man faces a number of charges after police say he led them on a high speed chase through Wyoming, Grandville, and Walker.

43-year old Shawn Necker is charged with fleeing and eluding, operating while intoxicated, resisting and obstructing, and driving with a suspended license. He is also considered a habitual offender. 

The chase started just after midnight when police say Necker was speeding and ignoring red lights. At one point, Michigan State Police say he was going the wrong way on 44th and reached speeds of 105 miles per hour on US 131 and I-96.

Finally on 3 Mile Road, police rear-ended his car, spinning him out of control in front of the Walker Army Reserve Center. He was then chased on foot and police had to use a taser to stop him.