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Dauphin Island City Councilman charged with DUI and leaving scene of crash

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

In keeping with Alabama Regulation Enforcement Company the two-vehicle crash occurred Wednesday night time (Might 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 finally stopped by Dauphin Island Police Division. Dauphin Island Police Division detained Fox till Troopers arrived on scene. Fox then requested medical remedy previous to the Trooper’s arrival and was transported to a neighborhood space hospital.

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

Fox was arrested Might twentieth for Driving Underneath the Affect of Alcohol and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. The crash occurred on AL 188 on the intersection of AL 193 in Cellular County.

Nothing additional is offered as ALEA’s Freeway Patrol Division proceed to research.

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 complete investigation is full.

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

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