Highway Patrol investigating bicyclist hit-and-run

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a Tuesday night hit-and-run that left a bicyclist in serious condition.

MHP on Tuesday responded to a crash on Highway 613 in Jackson County. Troopers said Eric Olsen, 45, of Moss Point, was riding his bicycle on Highway 613 when a gold passenger car traveling north hit him.

After the collision, the vehicle left the scene with damage to the driver’s side and missing the driver-side mirror.

Olsen received serious injuries from the crash and was taken to a local hospital.

MHP is asking that anyone with information about this incident, please contact the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 228-396-7400 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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