Man arrested after hitting stopped car

Billy Joe Wilkinson of Daphne was arrested at about 2:30 a.m. today on a first-degree assault charge after his vehicle collided with a vehicle stopped at a traffic light at Government Street and Washington Avenue, police said in a news release this morning.

Wilkinson was found to under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, police said.

Daphne man charged with assault after car hits stopped vehicle, critically injures driver