An elderly man was hit by a vehicle at the corner of U.S. Highway 31 and U.S. Highway 278 in downtown Cullman on Thursday afternoon.
Cullman police Sgt. Terry Gilliland responded to the accident at 4:45 p.m. The victim, who hasn’t been named, was taken to Cullman Regional Medical Center. His condition is not available at this time.
Gilliland said according to witness statements, the man had the pedestrian light to cross the street. An older model, dark red Ford Mustang with gold striping hit the man and then left the scene.
Law enforcement officials request potential witnesses with information to contact the police department at 256-734-1434.
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%Lauren Estes can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-734-2131, ext. 137.