20-year-old Tennessee man charged in Oxford pedestrian’s injuries

Published 6:22 am Wednesday, January 3, 2024

On Jan. 1 at approximately 1 a.m., the Oxford Police Department responded to South Lamar and Pierce Avenue for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle and the driver left the scene.

Officers responded to render aid to the injured pedestrian until EMS arrived.

The victim was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi and later flown to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. The victim is currently listed in
serious, but stable condition.

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Patrol officers found the vehicle and driver, Parker Wesley Nannie, 20, of Germantown, Tenn., a short time afterward. He was arrested and charged with Duties of Driver Involved in Accident Resulting in Personal Injury or Death.

Nannie was taken before a municipal court judge for his initial bond hearing and issued a $10,000 bond.