Child hit by vehicle on Old Canton Road

Jackson, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Police confirm a child was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning.

Initially, we were told that a bus hit the child. We’ve since learned that the 13-year-old boy was hit by an unknown vehicle.

Jackson Police tell us the child was standing near Old Canton Place and Canton Square looking at his cellphone when someone hit him. Officer Colendula Green said the teen was a student at Chastain Middle.

The child did have minor injuries. He was taken to Baptist to be treated after the incident.

As soon as we get more information, we’ll pass it along.

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