BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Coroner has identified a man who was killed in a motorcycle crash while trying to elude police Saturday night.
According to the Birmingham Police Department, the man was riding a motorcycle and leading police on a chase on Dennison Avenue SW just before 9:30 p.m. As the man approached Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, he ran through a red light and crashed into a sedan. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man was later identified as 34-year-old James Arness Bell Jr of Fultondale.
The circumstances around the case have not been released at this time. BPD is still investigating.