Suspect flees scene of hit and run in Pascagoula

A driver fled the scene of a hit and run after striking a pedestrian in a wheel chair in Pascagoula.

The Pascagoula Police Department says officers were called to the scene on Highway 90 near Victoria Street at 6:57 p.m. last Friday.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene in a light colored mid-sized SUV.

According to the department, the victim was transported to Singing River Hospital and then later transferred to University Medical Center in New Orleans to be treated for serious injuries.

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