Suspect located in hit-and-run case

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Departments says they have located the suspect in a hit-and-run case that occurred on Tuesday.

A 14-year-old student was struck by a vehicle at 43rd Street and Messer Airport Highway. Police began looking for what witnesses described as a brown Honda Accord.

During the investigation, officers received information that led them to the owner of a gold Honda Accord in the 5900 block of Georgia Road. The owner of the vehicle, a 17-year-old Hispanic female, admitted to officers that she was the driver during the incident. She has been cited for Duty to Stop and Remain at the Scene of the Accident and released into her mother's custody.

The student struck by the vehicle is reported to be fine and was returned to school shortly after the incident.

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