Shortly before 6 p.m. Lamar CountySheriff’s deputies responded to an individual on a bicycle struck by a vehicleat the Oak Grove and Steelman Road intersection. The vehicle involved fled thescene and was eventually stopped on Lincoln Road extension. The driver, a 28 year-old male of Louin, Miss. was taken into custody.
The 30 year-old female struck on the bicyclewas transported to Forrest General Hospital and the extent of her injuries areunknown at this time. The driver was charged with aggravated assault with amotor vehicle causing serious bodily injury.
Authorities are checking to see if alcohol is involvedand Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel says that more charges are pending, depending on the results of an alcohol test.