(WXYZ) - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has been released from McLaren Oakland hospital.
L. Brooks Patterson has spent the last five weeks in the hospital recovering from a car accident, where he received serious injuries.
The crash took place August 10 at the intersection of Walton and Opdyke in Auburn Hills.
Brooks Patterson will continue physical therapy.
Anthony Prainito of Royal Oak was charged in connection with the August car crash in Auburn Hills that severely injured Patterson and his driver James Cram.
Prainito was charged with three counts of Moving Violation Causing Serious Impairment of a Bodily Function.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Oakland County News
150 dogs are now on their way to a better home after being rescued from two alleged puppy mills in Michigan.
A local teacher is accused of peeping through a Ferndale woman's window from the bushes.
A controversial abortion petition is circulating that could allow Michigan health insurance companies to opt out of covering abortion procedures.