A traffic accident in Van Buren County has led to the arrest of a man from Mattawan. While on patrol, deputies came upon a 2-vehicle wreck on Red Arrow Highway near Country CR 652 in Antwerp Township. When they arrived the at fault driver sped off, fleeing the scene without stopping. Deputies gave chase, following the car into a nearby garage. The 65-year old driver and his brother denied being involved in any crash. After arresting the driver for failing to stop, they came clean. An investigation found the two men were on parole. The suspect's brother was not arrested at this time. The drivers name is being withheld pending arraignment.
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