From The Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office identified a man killed after being struck by a car on Queenstown Road at the Alabama Boulevard exit.
Enrique Edward Millan, Jr., 29, of Birmingham, was killed around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1.
Deputies were first called to the location at 3:12 a.m., on reports of a man sitting in the middle of the roadway. A short time later, a woman called 911 and said she had hit the man with her car.
“Deputies arrived on scene to find a 29-year-old male, who had been struck by a gray Honda Civic and had died from his injuries,” Sgt. Joni Money said. “During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver of the Civic was legally intoxicated.”
Deputies arrested the 31-year-old driver and she is now charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Additional charges are possible.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START Team is investigating the circumstances surrounding this event. Anyone with information is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450.