UPDATED Pedestrian Struck by Drunk Driver in Mobile

UPDATED Saturday August 27:

Bryce’s parents tell us he came out of surgery this morning after doctors put rods in both his legs. They say he also has a broken nose and pelvis and swelling in his brain. Manning is trying to talk, but there’s no telling how long it will take for him to recover.

dui teen hit

MOBILE August 26: According to the Mobile Police Department, a teenager was struck by a drunk driver last night on Dauphin Island Parkway.

The teen’s aunt has told WKRG the teen’s name is Bryce Manning, a graduate from Alma-Bryant High School who had recently enlisted in the Army National Guard.

bryce manning

61-year-old Sandra Wetzel was arrested by Mobile Police and charged with driving under the influence.

61-year-old Sandra Wetzel
61-year-old Sandra Wetzel

Manning was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Wetzel has since been released from Mobile Metro Jail.

The incident happened Thursday night around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Staples Road and Wiggins Drive, which is near Dauphin Island Parkway.

Pedestrian Struck Staples Road



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