Pedestrian survives being hit by 18-wheeler - - Jackson, MS

Pedestrian survives being hit by 18-wheeler

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A pedestrian is lucky to be alive after being hit by an 18 wheeler Saturday night.

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said the accident happened in the southbound lane of Highway 3, several miles north of Redwood.

MHP worked the scene around 6:20 p.m. where a 32-year-old man, who was walking with a backpack, was struck by a tractor trailer traveling south.

The driver immediately stopped and called 911.

The man was transported by the Vicksburg Fire Department to River Region Medical Center.

Investigators say his injuries are not life threatening.

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