Suspect in custody after man seriously injured in Tuscaloosa hit and run

Temerson square hit-and-run investigation

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - A man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a hit-and-run at Temerson Square in Tuscaloosa.

A suspect is in custody and is expected to face charges.

The victim is a 39-year-old man who is at DCH right now.

Witnesses said the driver of a white mini-van hit the man in the 2300 block of 4th Street at 10:22 p.m. Thursday and speed away.

A man was hurt in a hit and run at Tuscaloosa's Temerson Square.
A man was hurt in a hit and run at Tuscaloosa's Temerson Square. (Source: Tuscaloosa PD)

Investigators received information that led them to the home of 61-year-old Charles Bell in the Duncanville area off U.S. Highway 82 East.

They found the vehicle with a broken windshield parked at the home.

Bell was examined at DCH before he was transported to the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes office.

During the interview, authorities said Bell shoved a VCU investigator. He is charged with misdemeanor harassment of that officer and is being held at the Tuscaloosa County Jail with bail set at $500.

Charges related to the hit-and-run are pending.

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