Drunk driver backs into first responders while fleeing from police

Brian Cremeans injured a firefighter and an EMS provider, and also hit a fire truck and an ambulance before driving off


By FireRescue1 Staff

HANDY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A drunk driver backed into a firefighter and EMS provider while fleeing from police, according to officials.

Livingston Daily reported that Brian Cremeans was unresponsive in his car at a gas station when the Fowlerville Fire Department and Livingston County EMS responded, according to police.

Brian Cremeans was charged with aggravated assault, resisting a police officer, fleeing or eluding a police officer and operating while intoxicated. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)
Brian Cremeans was charged with aggravated assault, resisting a police officer, fleeing or eluding a police officer and operating while intoxicated. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

When Cremeans woke, he allegedly accelerated while backing up his vehicle, hitting both a firefighter and EMS provider. The two suffered minor injuries.

Cremeans also allegedly struck a fire truck and ambulance before driving off.

Cremeans was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, resisting a police officer, fleeing or eluding a police officer and operating while intoxicated.

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