On Friday at approximately 8:59 am deputies responded alongside the Ionia Fire Department and East Bloomfield Ambulance to a motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle at 2180 Elton Rd.
Deputies say Melissa Bristol, 49, of Bloomfield was traveling north on Elton Rd. when she crossed the center line and traveled into the ditch. She sustained minor injuries to her arm and chest, according to deputies.
She was transported to Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.
Further investigation determined that Bristol was under the influence of drugs during the crash.
She was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and issued a traffic ticket. She’ll answer the charge in West Bloomfield Town Court at a later date.