Woman injured after exiting moving vehicle on I-10. - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Woman injured after exiting moving vehicle on I-10.

Police shutdown two lanes of traffic on I-10 in Biloxi following an accident. (Photo source: WLOX News) Police shutdown two lanes of traffic on I-10 in Biloxi following an accident. (Photo source: WLOX News)
Samuel Paul Ward (Photo source: Biloxi Police Department) Samuel Paul Ward (Photo source: Biloxi Police Department)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Biloxi police said a 29-year-old woman fell from a moving truck on Interstate 10 eastbound near mile marker 43, which is between the Woolmarket and Cedar Lake exits, Monday night.

During the investigation, police arrested 34-year-old Samuel Paul Ward, of Louisiana, and charged him with driving under the influence. Ward was also charged with no driver's license. His bond was set at $1,687.

The woman was taken to Merit Health in Biloxi for treatment for life threatening injuries. Biloxi police reported Tuesday morning the woman remains in critical condition.

Two eastbound lanes of I-10 were shut down following the incident. 

If anyone has information about the accident, call the Biloxi Police Department at 228-392-0641 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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