TUSCALOOSA — Details are sketchy regarding a hit-and-run accident early this morning that involved Alabama football star Trent Richardson.
The junior running back was the victim in the accident, according to Tuscaloosa police, but department officials wouldn’t say if he was injured.
UPDATE: Richardson was not injured, an Alabama athletics department spokesman said.
The police department issued a one-paragraph news release:
Tuscaloosa Police Department responded to a Leaving the Scene Of An Accident/ Menacing Call that occurred at 1:30 am this morning (06/30/11) in the 2300 Block of 4th Street. Trent Richardson was the victim in the incident. A citation was issued for the leaving the scene of an accident. Mr. Richardson declined prosecution on the Menacing Charge and the case has been closed. No further details will be released.