Pedestrian hit in Wal-Mart parking lot

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One person was sent to the hospital Thursday with serious injuries after she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Highway 49 Wal-Mart.

Police say the elderly woman was struck by a motorist who apparently did not see her. They say the driver had waited for an electric cart to pass in front of her, and she had begun moving forward when she struck the woman.

Police say the victim had injuries to her legs and may also have hit her head. There's no word on her condition.

No charges have been filed.

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