Rockland teen charged in crash

Apr 22, 2013

ONTONAGON, MI--   Charges have been brought against the driver of a pickup truck that caused a three-vehicle crash in Ontonagon County in February.  

Zachary Seid, 17, of Rockland is charged with operating while intoxicated, causing serious injury, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. 

His juvenile female passenger was charged with using marijuana.

The crash happened February 3 on US-45 near Woodspur Road in Ontonagon Township.  A truck had slowed down to turn into a driveway when the driver noticed Seid about to hit him from behind.  The pickup driver tried to avoid the crash but Seid’s vehicle hit him, spinning the truck into a third vehicle. 

Seid remains lodged in the Ontonagon County Jail.