Gulfport police looking for suspect in hit and run accident

By Danielle Thomas – bio | email

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police are looking for a suspect in an early Saturday morning hit and run accident.

It happened on Interstate 10 near Highway 49. Officers say an 18-wheeler hit a vehicle, knocking it off the road and into the woods. The driver was not seriously injured but stayed in her car until daylight broke. Then she walked to a nearby business and called police.

Officers say they are looking for a white, Kenworth tractor with front-end damage.

If you have any information please call the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959.

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