ARMADA TOWNSHIP, MI – On Friday, April 7th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 pm, a white SUV was traveling north on Capac Road near Pratt Road, in Armada Township, when the driver crossed the center line and crashed head-on into in a black SUV traveling southbound.
The driver of the black SUV was pronounced dead at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital and was identified as James Jay Frankina of Gould City.
The driver of the white SUV is suspected of causing the crash and is identified as a 33 year old male from Yale, MI.
The suspect driver and his wife were also injured and transported to Henry Ford Macomb where they are reportedly in good condition.
Information was received during the investigation that the suspect driver had been drinking alcohol while attending the opening game for the Detroit Tigers, and it is suspected that he was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.