Two women hit by a car on highway 98

By: Karrie Leggett

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM)- Two women were taken to the hospital after being hit by a car on Highway 98.

Hattiesburg police say the two women were traveling with a 20-year-old man named Kevin Crouchet of Biloxi. After arriving at the Exxon station, Crouchet allegedly fought with one of the women believed to be his ex-girlfriend.

Police say after the fight Crouchet got into the vehicle and hit both women , then drove away a short distance and left the vehicle. Police later found and arrested Crouchet at a residence in Petal.

Crouchet has been charged with domestic abuse aggravated assault and aggravated assault. The incident is still under investigation.