Pregnant woman and child hit by hit-and-run driver in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -Jones County Public Information Officer Lance Chancellor is reporting a pregnant woman and a child were hit as they were walking on Hoy Road outside of Laurel by a hit-and-run driver.

No arrests have been made, but a white Jeep Cherokee has been confiscated which authorities believe was involved.

The woman and child were transported to South Central Regional Medical Center. Jones County Fire Council Public Information Officer Linda Cranford says the injuries appeared to be non life-threatening.

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