MPD: Elderly Driver Intentionally Runs Over Man in Mobile

Police have arrested a 78-year-old driver for intentionally running over a man in Mobile.

Mobile Police say Cleaver Beckles hit the victim with his vehicle intentionally at the intersection of Octavia Drive and Wormeley Drive on Saturday.

Investigators say the attack came after a verbal argument between the two men, though more specific details on the altercation were not released.

Mobile Police also did not disclose the injuries to the victim, however they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Beckles was charged with second-degree assault and released from Mobile Metro Jail. He has a nearly-clean record, minus DUI charges from 1995.

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