October 14, 2021

Mississippi Highway Patrol seeks car involved in hit-and-run with bicyclist

Therese Apel

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Jackson County that seriously injured a bicyclist.

According to a release from MHP, Eric Olsen, 45, of Moss Point, was riding his bike on Highway 613 when a gold passenger car hit him as it traveled north.

After the collision, the vehicle left the scene with damage to the driver’s side. Troopers say the car is missing the driver-side mirror.

Eric Olsen received serious injuries from the crash and was taken to a area hospital.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Mississippi Highway Patrol at 228-396-7400 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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