4-year-old injured in crash on Spillway now awake

Taylor Hartwell

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The parents of a little boy who was injured in a crash on the Spillway is doing a little bit better.

Taylor Hartwell’s mom posted on Facebook that he is now awake. She said Taylor was a little frightened in the hospital when he opened his eyes, but they reassured him that he would be fine.

The 4-year-old has been in the hospital since he along with his family were involved in a multi-car crash on Spillway Road on May 29. Taylor’s parents and his sister walked away fine, but he was badly injured.

WJTV spoke with Taylor’s dad about the crash a few days after it happened. He told us that they all panicked when they realized Taylor wasn’t moving after the accident happened. He was rushed to the hospital.

Authorities said about five other people were injured in that crash.

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