Mississippi driver arrested after reportedly hitting two people changing a tire on side of Alabama road

Published 2:48 pm Wednesday, October 4, 2023

A Mississippi man has been charged with felony DUI after police say he hit two pedestrians trying to change a tire on a Mobile roadway.


Joshua M. Robison. 36. has been charged with with felony DUI, possession of a controlled substance and having no vehicle tag.

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Robison was reportedly driving on Old Shell Road in Mobile when his vehicle left the roadway and struck two people on the shoulder of the road, changing a tire.

The incident happened shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to Mobile police.

The two pedestrians were transported to a  local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers report that Robison appeared to be under the influence.

Robison was booked into Mobile Metro Jail.