Maryland State Police

Maryland Man Arrested for Trying to Run Over Woman With Car

The victim jumped on the man's car to avoid being crushed

A man was arrested after her tried to run over a woman with his car on Wednesday night, according to a statement issued by Maryland State Police.

Andre Thomas Crew, 27, sideswiped the woman’s car on northbound Route 301 at Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf, police said.

The victim got out of her car and tried to take pictures of Crew’s vehicle’s tags, investigators said. Crew then hit the gas, attempting to pin the woman in between both vehicles, police said. The victim jumped onto Crew’s hood to avoid being crushed.

Crew accelerated again as the victim clung to the hood of his car. The victim told investigators Crew purposely tried to strike another vehicle to throw her off the hood. The victim jumped off the hood before Crew hit another vehicle down the highway at Cedarville Road.

Medics arrived and took the woman to MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital nearby.

Crew was arrested at the scene. He has been charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

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