ALLEGAN COUNTY – A driver did a Dukes of Hazzard style jump over a freeway bridge Thursday evening. The 25-year-old Kalamazoo man was driving south on U.S. 131 when he left the freeway at 142nd Avenue in Dorr Township in Allegan County, around 2:05 p.m. on Jan. 14, Michigan State Police said.
The man’s black Chevrolet Impala left the road, drove up the embankment, went airborne and hit a road sign before landing on the other side of the bridge, police said.
The man was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and a blood draw after troopers saw signs that he was intoxicated, police said. He had injuries that are not life-threatening.