- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

D’IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - D’Iberville Police say the driver in a hit-and-run with injuries was not authorized to be driving because he had a learner’s permit.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/O30Omx ) police have not released the name of the teenager, suspected of fleeing the scene Sunday after striking a 42-year-old man who was walking on a road side.

Tony Harrison of D’Iberville remained in critical condition at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.

Police said a Harrison County deputy sheriff found the teen on Mississippi 67 and took him into custody.

D’Iberville police Lt. Terry Hines the teen was released to his parents.



It wasn’t clear if the matter will be handled in youth court or if the case will be presented to a grand jury for possible prosecution as a felony.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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