Man arrested after fleeing 2-vehicle collision on Evelyn Gandy Pkwy.
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.
The fire department said no injuries were reported.
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