Drunk Troy dad arrested in hit and run with 5-year-old child in car

TROY, Mich., (WXYZ) - A Troy father is under arrest for leaving the scene of an accident and failing a field sobriety test, all while his child was in the back seat of the car.

Troy Police say the 43-year-old father told officers he didn't have a license after he was pulled over. Inside the car, officers found empty liquor bottles, a marijuana pipe and marijuana.

The father, who has several prior drunk driving convictions was arrested for Possession of Marijuana, and Paraphernalia, Failing to Stop at an Accident, Child Endangerment and Operating While Intoxicated.

 

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