USM police searching for hit-and-run driver

The University of Southern Mississippi Police Department is searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a student crossing the street.

Sunday around 6 p.m. a motorist struck a student traveling on bicycle across 4th Street in the crosswalk near the university's parking garage and Century Park residence hall.

The student's injuries were not life-threatening. University Police described the car as a white, late-model SUV, possibly a Cadillac, with a spoiler, and a luggage rack.

The vehicle was traveling west on 4th Street. If you have information about the accident, please contact University Police at 601.266.4986.

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