Laurel child hospitalized after being struck by van

Laurel child hospitalized after being struck by van

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel child is in the hospital after he was hit by a vehicle Sunday afternoon.

According to the Laurel Police Department, the 5-year-old boy was struck in the roadway in front of 1534 North 1st Avenue. Police believe the child was visiting a local store when he was hit by a van.

LDP said the child was transported to Jackson to receive treatment on his injuries. The child's condition is unknown.

The accident is under investigation. No information on the driver is being released at this time.