Two car crash on Baron Lake Road

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash near the intersection of Baron Lake Road and White Street in Howard Township around 9:22 pm Saturday evening.

Deputies believe that a pick-up truck driven by a 44 year old woman of Niles failed to yield at the intersection to a southbound vehicle driven by Tara Starrett of Dowagiac.

Starrett was transported to Lakeland Hospital in Niles for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck left the scene of the crash and was followed by witnesses until deputies were able to make contact with her.

She was then under arrest for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an injury accident, and driving without a license.

Police are withholding the name of the arrested driver pending the arraignment.

This incident remains under investigation.

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