Suspect in custody for hit-and-run involving BPD officer

Suspect in custody for hit-and-run involving BPD officer

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A marked Birmingham PD unit pulled over the suspect on I-59 SB near exit 132. Source: WBRC video A marked Birmingham PD unit pulled over the suspect on I-59 SB near exit 132. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

An off-duty Birmingham police officer was involved in a hit-and-run accident Thursday morning but was not injured.

Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams says the hit-and-run happened while the officer was driving his personal vehicle.

The officer followed the vehicle that hit him until a marked BPD unit pulled the suspect over on I-59 SB near exit 132.

Sgt. Johnny Williams says the suspect was taken into custody for the hit and run. No other information about the incident has been released.

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