Man arrested after fleeing 2-vehicle collision on Evelyn Gandy Pkwy.

A two-vehicle collision was reported on Evelyn Gandy Parkway Monday night.
A two-vehicle collision was reported on Evelyn Gandy Parkway Monday night.(North Forrest Volunteer Fire Department)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 12:02 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 at 4:13 PM CDT
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FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man was arrested after leaving the scene of a traffic accident Monday night.

North Forrest volunteer firefighters responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident in the area of Evelyn Gandy Parkway at Scenic Drive around 7 p.m.

Upon arrival, units learned that the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the collision fled the scene to a nearby neighborhood.

According to the Forrest County Sheriff’s Office, the driver left the scene on foot, traveling to a convenience store.

Deputies arrested 70-year-old Donald Harris. He was charged with driving under the influence - first offense and leaving the scene of an accident.

Donald Harris, 70, of Hattiesburg.
Donald Harris, 70, of Hattiesburg. (Forrest County Sheriff's Office)

The fire department said no injuries were reported.

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