Mobile attorney charged with DUI after crash with MPD officer

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - An attorney from Mobile was arrested after authorities say he crashed into a Mobile Police Department motorcycle officer.

The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday in an industrial area near the Mobile riverfront.

Jason Gerth was booked into Metro Jail on a DUI charge.

Public Safety Director James Barber tells News 5 the officer suffered minor injuries and is back on the job. The motorcycle needed only minor repairs.

Gerth was released on bond.

Mobile County

Baldwin County

Northwest Florida