1 person injured in hit-and-run incident

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - A woman was transported to the hospital after, police say, she was hit while trying to cross Highway 19 in Meridian.

It happened around 5:50 P.M. Monday in the College Park area. Investigators say it was a hit-and-run accident.

The vehicle that left the scene is described as a small compact white car. It was last seen traveling northbound on Highway 19 toward MSU Meridian. Police say the white car might have damage to the front.

The victim was alert and talking with authorities before being transported by Metro ambulance.

If you have any information about this incident you’re asked to call police.