Car rolls into lake; authorities suspect alcohol involved

Dean Lake, Grand Rapids Township, crash
The scene where a car rolled over into Dean Lake in Grand Rapids Township on Nov. 20, 2016.

GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man rolled his car over into a lake north of Grand Rapids early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 4 a.m. on Dean Lake Avenue at 4 Mile Road in Grand Rapids Township.

According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the 25-year-old driver tried to pass another car in a no-passing zone and lost control. His car rolled into Dean Lake.

The driver was trapped inside and soon rescued by emergency responders. He sustained a broken arm, but not any life-threatening injuries.

The sheriff’s office said speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.