Man flees scene after wrecking vehicle in Chelsea

CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT)– Around 2:30 am police responded to a vehicle accident near Chelsea Middle School on highway 39 in Chelsea.

The car had flipped as the driver entered the curve too quickly.

Police tell us the man then fled don foot, leaving a female in the car with serious injuries. Investigators say alcohol is likely to have played a role.

Chelsea Fire and Rescue Lieutenant Don Williamson says be aware that the sheriff’s department is actively looking for the driver who fled the scene.



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