GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The 11-year-old girl struck by a truck on Dedeaux Road Monday morning was crossing the busy road to return a movie to a Red Box kiosk. That's according to a family member of Daneshia Dedeaux, who is in stable condition at USA Medical Center in Mobile.
The accident happened shortly before 6:30am. Daneshia's grandmother told WLOX News that the girl was crossing Dedeaux Road to return a DVD when she was hit by a truck. Gulfport Police have not arrested anyone in the case, but did issue the driver of the truck a citation.
Family members tell us Daneshia has a broken leg and a broken arm, as well as internal injuries, but is now in stable condition.
The young lady is a student at Crossroads Elementary School.