Mississippi 5-year-old killed, mother and sibling hospitalized after teen driver collides with their car

Published 3:59 pm Monday, September 6, 2021

A 5-year-old Mississippi child was killed and the child’s mother and sibling were injured Saturday when their car was struck by an SUV driven by a teen driver.

Police say an SUV driven by a 17-year-old girl t-boned the car driven by the mother and her two children on Old Country Club Road near Highway 39 in Meridian.

Police said the family’s vehicle rolled over several times.

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Another child and the victim’s mother were both hospitalized. The teenage driver only sustained minor injuries, police said.