Arrest Made in ‘Rock the South’ Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Collision in Cullman County, Alabama
CULLMAN COUNTY, AL. – According to an online news story reported at tv24.tv, an arrest has been made in connection with the pedestrian hit-and-run collision that occurred at the “Rock the South” event in Cullman County, Alabama. A man reportedly turned himself in to police after an arrest warrant had been issued in the case.*
The collision happened at the Rock the South festival, which occurred in Cullman County in early June. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and TV 24 indicate that a vehicle ran into a pedestrian at the event, then left the scene. The pedestrian was not identified in the news report, and it is not clear how seriously he or she was injured. The pedestrian’s current condition was not reported.
Police were looking for the hit-and-run driver and received a tip from someone in the community, according to the news report. With this information, authorities were able to use evidence at the scene to identify a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado as the vehicle involved in the pedestrian collision. Officers identified the owner of the vehicle and issued a warrant for his arrest.
The suspect, identified as a man from Cullman, then reportedly surrendered to authorities. TV 24 reports that he has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, which is a felony charge. He is currently being held in jail without bond. The report does not say when he is expected to appear in court.
No further information about the accident or the criminal case was included in the news report from TV 24.
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