Jackson Police Continue Search for Driver in Hit and Run


The man in the wheelchair that was hit and dragged has been identified.

Timothy Ward, 49, of Jackson is dead according to Sharon Grisham-Stewart, the Coroner of Hinds County.

So far, JPD has not released any information about a suspect in the hit and run. They have not released a vehicle description at this time.


JACKSON, MS (WJTV) – Witnesses say a man was taken to the hospital after being hit and dragged by a car Friday night.

It happened around 9 p.m. on Grand Avenue near Prentiss Street.Grand Avenue and Prentiss

Neighbors say a man in a wheelchair was hit by a car before the car drove away.

Witnesses also say emergency responders worked to revive the man at the scene before he was taken to the hospital.

Jackson Police responded to this incident. We’ve reached out to them for more information, and we’ll update you as soon as that information becomes available.

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