Huntsville police say vehicle, possible driver located in hit-and-run investigation

The victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital

Posted: Oct 16, 2019 7:23 PM
Updated: Oct 17, 2019 7:36 AM

Update: Huntsville police say the vehicle and possible driver have been located. The wreck remains under investigation.

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From earlier:

Huntsville police say a suspect is wanted after the hit-and-run wreck. 

The department says the suspect was in a dark-colored Jeep Cherokee or Grand Jeep Cherokee with front-end damage, and there is no lead on where he could have gone.

According to police, the victim is an older man, who was not using a crosswalk. They say he has life-threatening injuries.

If you have information, police ask you to call 256-722-7100.

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From earlier:

A pedestrian is critically injured after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday evening at University Drive and Lancewood Drive in Huntsville, according to Don Webster, a spokesperson for Huntsville Emergency Medical Services.

The male victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services, Webster says. He says the call for the crash came in at 6:41 p.m.

Huntsville police issued an alert at 6:54 p.m. telling drivers to avoid the area.

Stay with WAAY 31 on air and online for updates.

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