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Fatal Hit & Run Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports investigators are conducting a hit and run investigation that resulted in a fatality. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The Birmingham Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the white vehicle involved in the accident that left the scene.

At approximately 5:02 p.m., BPD responded to a traffic collision at I-59 North / I- 59 South. The investigation indicated the accident was caused by a white vehicle that struck a small silver sedan. The silver sedan was catapulted into an 18 wheeler causing the 18 wheeler to strike a black SUV. The driver of the 18 wheeler was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of the white vehicle left the scene of the accident.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Hit & Run Investigators @ 205-254-6555 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

*The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed**