Hit and Run victim’s daughter wants justice for father

MOBILE, Ala. – A Semmes man continued fight for his life Saturday. He was the victim of a hit and run accident in prichard. It happened around 3:30 Friday afternoon on Highway 45 near Lott Road. The victim’s daughter told Fox10 News she wants justice for her father.

69-year-old Thomas Hutt was just a few feet from the front door of the Cash and Save grocery in Prichard Friday afternoon, when he was hit by a pick up truck.

“He’s in stable condition. They said that he took a turn for the worse about 2 o’clock this morning,” Hutt said.

Sherry Hutt said a witness who was sitting another car in the parking lot came to the hospital today and told her the details about what happened.

Hutt said the woman told her the truck that hit her father was stopped in front of the store.

“The truck was sitting right in front of the store. Then she said the guy jumped out of the passenger side and took off running and jumped in the back of the dudes truck, and the dude just stomped the gas, and my Dad was coming out of the store. he walked across and the guy hit him,” she said.

Hutt was horrified to learn what happened next.

“He flew up on the windshield,, they stared each other in the face because my Dad’s face hit the windshield on the driver side.
He slammed on brakes. He done a complete flipped landed on the pavement. The dude drove over the top of him. He never got out of the truck he never stopped,” she said.

Other witnesses were able the give police a description of the vehicle, and the tag number. Hutt says police took two suspects into custody a couple of hours later. However, Fox10 News was unable to confirm with police Saturday if they have anyone in custody.

“My Dad’s in there fighting for his life. He did not deserve for this to happen. He’s got kids, he’s got grand kids. He’s got a family to come home to,” Hutt said.

“Who can do that? Please tell me who would do that to someone. I don’t under stand how could you do that to someone? ” she exclaimed.

Prichard police have not released any details on possible suspects.

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