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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s