20-year-old Mississippi man charged in hit-and-run accident that critically injured 13-year-old girl

Published 6:40 am Friday, June 16, 2023

A 20-year-old Mississippi man has been charged in a hit-and-run incident that sent a 13-year-old girl to hospital.


David Harrell, 20, of Biloxi, was charged with hit and run causing bodily injury. He was arrested by the Gulfport Police Thursday.

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Harrell’s bond was set at $150,000 in the case.

Harrell is charged in a hit-and-run accident that happened at approximately 8 p.m. Saturday on Dedeaux Road in Gulfport.

According to WLOX in BIloxi, Teshawna Taylor, 13, was hit by a dark blue sedan while crossing the highway from the Dollar General store.

Taylor was severely injured with a brain injury. As of Tuesday, Taylor remained in critical condition.

Police used images from security camera footage to search for the suspect.