Teen struck by vehicle in Jones County

JONES CO., MS (WDAM)- A 15 year old South Laurel  teen was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle Sunday afternoon.  The accident happened at about 5:00 p.m. in the 3100 block of Indian Springs Road.

Both the vehicle and the teen were traveling towards Highway 11 when the bicycle was struck from behind.

The unidentified teen suffered a possible broken arm and scrapes and bruises. He was taken to South Central Regional Medical Center. His injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

The female driver of the vehicle appeared to be visibly shaken at the scene, but was not injured.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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