PAW PAW, Mich. (WZZM ) -- A Paw Paw man is facing multiple charges after assaulting his wife, then crashing his car. The assault happened on Red Arrow Highway in Van Buren County, around 2 p.m. Friday.
Police say the 47-year-old man assaulted his wife, then took off. Around 5:30 p.m., he crashed his Ford Escape into a Ford Focus on Kalamazoo Street near Mill Street in Bloomingdale, trapping a 70-year-old woman inside. She was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The man told police he used meth, marijuana and drank alcohol before the crash. An open alcohol container and marijuana was also found inside his car.
He was taken to the hospital and arrested once he was released. His wife had minor injuries after the assault.