Man causes car wreck, is struck trying to cross U.S. 90

A man crossing U.S. 90 caused a two-vehicle collision in the eastbound lane before being struck in the westbound lane on Saturday night, Biloxi Police said in a statement.

Officers responded to a call for a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian and then were informed of another vehicle accident in the same location.

At the scene, officers found that Laurence Washington, no age given, had crossed the eastbound lanes causing a two-vehicle collision, then continued to the westbound lanes, where he was struck by a third vehicle.

The victim was alert and conscious when he was taken to Biloxi Regional Medical Center for evaluation and treatment.