A Saraland man has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident that left a child in critical condition.According to police, late Tuesday afternoon Saraland police officers responded to Mignionette Avenue after a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian was reported. There, a driver had struck a child riding a bicycle and left the scene without providing any information or rendering assistance.
After further investigation, Andrew Brent Cooley, 28, of Saraland, was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident with injury and first-degree assault. However, jail records currently list an additional charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Cooley’s only previous arrest in county records were related to two assault charges from 2012.
The case is Saraland is still under investigation and police say there are limited details at this time, but the child struck was listed in critical condition as of noon today.
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