Officers investigate serious car accident
On April 1 at approximately 6:19 p.m., officers responded to the 5000 block of Bryantown Road in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle accident. The driver, a 22-year-old male from Waldorf, was flown to a hospital with serious injuries. A passenger who was not on the scene when officers arrived was later located at a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the sport utility vehicle lost control while traveling north on Bryantown Road. The vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Cpl. W. Saunders of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.
Police investigate hit-and-run where driver struck handicapped man
Witnesses stated that a gray or silver sport utility vehicle struck the man as he attempted to cross Smallwood Drive in his wheelchair.
The striking vehicle was not located. Based on the manner of the collision, the silver or gray sport utility vehicle should have minor damage on the front passenger side.
Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identity of the driver. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Jon Burroughs of the Traffic Operations Unit at 301-9323515.
Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-866-411TIPS, text CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submit a tip online at tipsubmit.com.
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