Police identify suspect in McKee Rd. hit-and-run

Police identify suspect in McKee Rd. hit-and-run
A man was injured Saturday after a wreck near McKee Road. (Source: WAFF)
A man was injured Saturday after a wreck near McKee Road. (Source: WAFF)

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Officials in Madison County said they have taken a suspect into custody after a Saturday night hit-and-run which left a man in serious condition.

It happened before 8 p.m. Sunday in the area of Highway 53 and McKee Road. Officials said the victim, a motorcyclist, was hit by a sport utility vehicle which left the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Just after 10 p.m., officials said they had arrested a suspect, Jason Roland Ward, in connection with the investigation. Ward, 36, is charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident.

Ward was transported to Madison County Jail. His bond is set at $15,000.

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