HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Friends say the issue is not that Tony Taylor is homeless. They say that he has been living in the woods for quite some time, but an accident has changed his life for the worse.
This past May, Taylor was hit by a car on Broadway drive and medevaced to Jackson for surgery. He has received a significant amount of medical treatment. One being physical rehabilitation teaching him how to get in and out of his wheelchair.
His most recent visit to the emergency room ended with him being discharged to the Salvation Army with a catheter and wounds. Michael Dixon said upon Taylor's arrival the Salvation Army said they did not have the necessities to help him medically.