Bloomfield High School baseball coach charged with leaving accident scene

A Bloomfield Hills High School coach and teacher in the district is accused of leaving the scene of an accident.

Now Michael Boyd, 29, a popular coach middle school gym teacher, is facing an uncertain future.

On March 26, police say he crashed his Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at Maple Road and Indianwood Trail - left the scene of the accident.

Investigators say he drove through a winding subdivision and ditched his car, where neighbors say he pulled something out of the passenger's side and walked away.

According to the police report, he was taken into custody nearly four hours later, his hands and clothes were covered in dirt  and alcohol could be smelled on his breath.

According to the police report, Boyd told them he had just left one of the schools and was en route to another when he started feeling ill.

That's when, according to the police report, he told investigators he pulled over and pulled a pint of Crown Royal out of his truck and started walking.

Police arrested him for leaving the scene and failure to report an accident.

A review of his driving record shows Boyd was convicted in June, 2013 of driving while impaired in Berkley.

As for his current status with the schools, the district telling FOX 2 that at this time, Boyd "is on a personal leave." And that, "Arrangements have been made for a substitute teacher for Mr. Boyd's gym classes and Frank Divito will serve as the coach for the varsity baseball team for the 2015 season."

Boyd is due back in court on May 5.
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