Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run - NBC4 Washington

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run

Laurel police unable to identify victim



    Police in Laurel, Md., release video they say shows a white pick-up truck hitting a man walking on a sidewalk. News4 has edited out the point of impact in this video. (Published Thursday, March 1, 2012)

    A man is listed in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run in Laurel, Md.

    A man was walking along a sidewalk on Route 198 near Route 1 Wednesday afternoon when a white pickup truck jumped the curb and struck him, police said.

    The man was thrown over a guardrail and about 20 feet down an embankment into a parking lot shopping center.

    Police said the truck should have front end damage and was last seen heading eastbound on Route 198.

    The victim was not carrying any identification on him, according to police. He was transported to a nearby shock trauma center with life threatening injuries.

    A nearby Metrobus captured the crash on its dashcam.

    Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or seen a white pickup truck with front end damage is asked to call Laurel Police at (301) 498-0092.

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