Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Hwy. 278 W

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This was the scene at U.S. Highway 278 West and Rosemont Avenue Wednesday evening after a pedestrian was involved in a hit-and-run crash. (Contributed)

Updated 9/8/22 12:40 p.m.

CULLMAN, Ala. – Local authorities have identified the person who was involved in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday evening as Hannah White. White, a pedestrian, was injured when she was struck by a vehicle at U.S. Highway 278 West near West Elementary School (Rosemont Avenue) in Cullman.

White was airlifted to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities identified the driver as Christopher Hulsey, who was charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

CPD Public Relations Officer Adam Clark said Hulsey was stopped on County Road 222 Wednesday night following the crash.

Updated 9/7/22 8:25 p.m.

CULLMAN, Ala.A female pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash just prior to 7 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 278 West near West Elementary School (Rosemont Avenue) in Cullman. The victim was airlifted to an area hospital.

Cullman Assistant Police Chief David Nassetta said one individual has been charged with driving under the influence.

CPD Public Relations Officer Adam Clark said the suspect was stopped on County Road 222.

More information is expected to be available Thursday.

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CULLMAN, Ala. – Just prior to 7 p.m. a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on U.S Highway 278 West near West Elementary School. The victim was airlifted to an area hospital.

Cullman Assistant Police Chief David Nassetta said one individual has been charged with driving under the influence.

More information is expected to be available tomorrow.

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