Suspected drunk driver causes crash, deputies find driver's 9-year-old son in back seat

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI (WXYZ) - A Sterling Heights man is accused of driving drunk with his 9-year-old son in the back seat.

Macomb County Sheriff's deputies stopped the 43-year-old after he rear-ended another vehicle on 21 Mile Road near Heydenreich Road.

There were no serious injuries reported and the child was turned over to his mother.

Police say the man was not cooperative, failed field sobriety tests and registered a .17 blood alcohol level with a preliminary breath test.

This occurred around 9:15 p.m., Friday, September 21.

The man was arrested and released. He's expected in court in about a week.

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