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Councilman charged with DUI, leaving crash scene

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WALA) – Dauphin Island City Councilman Gene Fox dealing with critical prices after being booked into Metro Jail. Fox was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with DUI and Leaving the Scene of a Crash.

In accordance with Alabama Regulation Enforcement Company the two-vehicle crash occurred Wednesday evening (Could 18) at roughly 8:57 p.m. Troopers say 47-year-old Fox was driving a 2001 Toyota 4Runner when he was concerned in a collision with a 2007 Dodge Charger. Troopers say Fox saved going after the crash.

A “be looking out” advisory was put out on Fox’s Toyota 4Runner and he was ultimately stopped by Dauphin Island Police Division. Dauphin Island Police Division detained Fox till Troopers arrived on scene. Fox then requested medical therapy previous to the Trooper’s arrival and was transported to an area space hospital.

ALEA says whereas Troopers have been within the technique of acquiring search warrants, Fox refused medical therapy and left the hospital.

Fox was arrested Could 20th for Driving Below the Affect of Alcohol and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. The crash occurred on AL 188 on the intersection of AL 193 in Cell County.

Nothing additional is out there as ALEA’s Freeway Patrol Division proceed to analyze.

Fox is free on bond after posting $1750 bail. We reached out to Fox for remark — however have but to listen to again.

We’ve additionally reached out to Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier — who tells FOX 10 Information he’s withholding remark till the total investigation is full.

In the meantime, Fox has a court docket date set for June seventh.

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