Police: Man causes Hwy 90 accident, then gets hit

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi Police say a man crossing Highway 90 Saturday night caused an accident, then got hit by another vehicle.

Investigators said Laurence Washington had crossed the highway near Lameuse Street in front of eastbound traffic, causing a two vehicle collision. He then continued walking into westbound traffic where he was struck by a passing vehicle. It happened around 8:20pm.

Police were en route to the first accident when they got the call about the second one. When they arrived, officers found Washington alert and conscious. He was taken to Biloxi Regional Medical Center for evaluation and treatment.

One of the drivers was also taken to Biloxi Regional after complaining of pain. No word on either of their conditions.

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