Decatur police seek witnesses in Beltline crash investigation
Decatur police are asking for help from anyone who saw a wreck that critically injured a driver Monday morning on Beltline Road Southwest.
The driver of a white 1997 Ford Explorer that crashed into a green 1993 Jeep at the Longview Drive intersection shortly before 8 a.m. faces a charge of driving under the influence, said Lt. Frank DeButy, a police spokesman.
DeButy said anyone who saw the crash or anyone who saw either vehicle immediately before or after the crash should call 341-4632 and ask for Officer Brad Haggard of the Traffic Unit. If no one answers, leave a message with the police front desk at 341-4660.
DeButy said the condition of Tarry Naragon, 47, who was driving the Jeep, has improved slightly since he was taken to Huntsville Hospital on Monday, but his injuries remain serious. Naragon was still listed critical in the hospital's neurological intensive care unit Thursday.
The driver of the Explorer, Juan Jose Miguel, 35, remained in Decatur City Jail without bond, DeButy said.
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