Teen struck by vehicle on Mississippi highway

Published 5:41 am Monday, April 18, 2022

A teen pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Easter weekend.

On Saturday, April 16, 2022, at approximately 4:26 p.m., the Biloxi Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at Beach Boulevard and Veterans Avenue.

Upon arrival, first responders found an unresponsive teenage female pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of Beach Boulevard suffering from major injuries.

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Life-saving measures were conducted until the victim was transported to a local hospital via ambulance.

The vehicle that struck the female victim was still on scene and the driver cooperated with law enforcement during the initial crash investigation. The investigation is still ongoing and currently, it does not appear any criminal activity was involved.