Child Suffers Serious Head Injuries after Being Hit by Car

Lauderdale County, Miss. A young child has been transported to a Jackson hospital after being hit by a car.

Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says it happened about 8:00 Saturday night at a home on Branch Estates Road in the Zero community. Calhoun says that as a gathering was ending there, a 15-month old child was struck by a car. That child was taken a local hospital before being transported to UMC in Jackson. Calhoun tells Newscenter 11 the child has severe head injuries.

This case is under investigation.