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.