Updated: Police: Man punches driver after crash in Ann Arbor
A 22-year-old man suffered a broken nose and a cut on his lip after another man punched him in the face after a traffic accident in Ann Arbor Wednesday, police said.
Ann Arbor police Lt. Renee Bush said the 22-year-old man was involved in a two-car traffic accident at South Main Street and Potter Avenue at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday. The man got out of his car, which rear ended the other vehicle, and went to check out the damage.
Bush said the 21-year-old man, who was a passenger in the other car involved in the crash, got out of that car and punched the 22-year-old in the face.
“It was a minor fender bender,” Bush said. “The damage was not catastrophic. Both vehicles could have driven away from the scene.”
The accident occurred during a traffic jam around the time of the University of Michigan basketball game Wednesday evening, Bush said.
The 22-year-old was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital’s emergency room to be treated for his injuries. One person in the vehicle that was rear ended suffered a small cut on the back of his head after hitting the rear window, Bush said.
No arrests have been made in the case to this point. Bush said the man who was punched in the face is not sure if he wants to prosecute at this point. The detective bureau is investigating.