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UPDATE: Driver In Hayride Accident Was Drinking

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UPDATE: MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) - Police say the driver of the tractor-pulled hayride that tipped over and sent nine people to the hospital had been drinking while on break.

A breathalyzer test showed that the driver had a blood-alcohol content level of 0.06 percent. The legal limit in Michigan for a motor vehicle driver is 0.08 percent.

No charges have been filed at this time.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a tractor-pulled hayride tipped in southeastern Michigan, sending at least two people to a hospital for treatment.

The accident happened Sunday evening at Camp Dearborn in Oakland County's Milford Township, about 30 miles northwest of Detroit.

Police said several other people were hurt and treated at the scene. The injuries weren't described as life-threatening by authorities.

A Huron Valley Ambulance spokesperson said that the accident affected 18 people. Two people were taken to the hospital.

Camp Dearborn is owned by the city of Dearborn. In a statement on its Facebook page, Camp Dearborn says most of the injured were treated on site and hayrides resumed afterward.

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