Man on scooter recovering after being hit on Hwy 90

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - An elderly man is recovering from injuries he suffered Wednesday morning when his motorized scooter was hit by a car on Highway 90.

Biloxi police said John Foust, 78, was trying to cross Hwy 90 at Azalea when he was hit. According to investigators, the driver apparently saw the man in the roadway and hit the brakes trying to avoid the collision. The scooter overturned and the man was knocked out of the scooter.

Police said the driver of the car stopped to offer assistance after the accident. Foust had a cut on his head and face, and pain in his knees. Wednesday evening, he was still at Biloxi Regional Medical Center.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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