UPDATE (April 1): The construction worker hit by a vehicle on Stevenson Lane in Towson on March 21, has died. Olegario Morales-Reyes (21) of Bladensburg was directing traffic when he was struck by a Honda CRV. He was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was pronounced deceased on March 30.
Original release (March 21)
At 10:15 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Stevenson Lane and Stanmore Road in Towson for a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a car. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered that a construction worker had been struck by a Honda CRV.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was a construction worker for Olney Masonry Corporation. He was wearing a hard hat and reflective vest and had been standing on west-bound Stevenson Lane directing traffic through a construction zone using a stop sign. At the time of the collision, he was holding the stop sign up to stop west-bound traffic on Stevenson Lane and had his back to west-bound traffic. A 2013 Honda CRV that had been traveling west-bound on Stevenson Lane failed to stop and struck the pedestrian.
The Honda CRV remained at the scene.
The pedestrian was transported to Shock Trauma for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He has been identified as 21-year-old Olegario Morales-Reyes of Bladensburg.
This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.