Gulfport police: Alleged hit-and run driver turns himself in

By Danielle Thomas – bio | email

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police say a man turned himself in Sunday afternoon in connection with a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 10 early Saturday morning.

Officers are not releasing the trucker's name at this time. There is no word yet on exactly what charges the man will face after allegedly hitting another driver and knocking the vehicle down an embankment into the woods.

WLOX spoke with the accident victim hours before the arrest. Tonight at 10 pm she talks about how she was able to survive.

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