Police: alcohol likely factor in U.S. 127...

Posted at 7:31 PM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-15 15:50:15-04

A driver is in the hospital after a two car accident on U.S. 127 Saturday morning. 

East Lansing Police tell News Ten a driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of U.S. 127 near Trowbridge Road, around 3 a.m. this morning. 

Police say the driver traveling in the wrong direction nearly hit another driver head on, but the driver was able to swerve to avoid the crash. 

Instead, the cars side-swiped each other on their passenger side doors. 

Police say both drivers suffered minor injuries. 

And they added, alcohol is believed to be a factor. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.