A 23 year-old Traverse City woman was arrested after allegedly running into a City sewage lift station while drunk in the early morning hours Monday. Police were dispatched at 3am to the intersection of Woodmere Avenue and Hannah Street, where a female was seen exiting her vehicle that had become lodged in the sewage lift station.
Officers found the woman walking on the TART Trail near Boyd Street some three blocks from the scene. She admitted to being the driver in question and was arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, and Operating Under the Influence 1st Offense – High BAC (.280)
The building that houses the lift station is a total loss, though no sewage leaks occurred.