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Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a July 27 hit and run in Essex that left a man seriously injured.

At 2:16 a.m. on July 27, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Eastern Boulevard for a report of a serious crash. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a seriously injured pedestrian. The pedestrian, a 35-year-old male, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian had been standing on a median strip on Eastern Boulevard east of Woodward Drive. The pedestrian stepped onto east-bound Eastern Boulevard and was struck by an east-bound vehicle. That vehicle fled the scene.

The vehicle is described as a dark colored 4-door Jeep Wrangler.

Images of the vehicle were captured on a surveillance camera.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (July 27  3:11 p.m.):

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was crossing Towsontown Boulevard from the south side to the north side. A vehicle that had been traveling east-bound on Towsontown Boulevard struck the pedestrian and remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (July 23  6:10 p.m.):

At 4 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a pedestrian involved crash at Towsontown Boulevard and University Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a seriously injured adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a van.

The pedestrian was transported to Sinai Trauma Center for treatment. The van remained at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

UPDATE (June 10 3:25 p.m.):

Investigators have determined that the crash was caused by pedestrian error. The driver of the vehicle still faces hit and run charges.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 410-307-2020.

Original release (June 10 8:42 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the publics’ assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for the May 6 hit and run crash on Eastern Avenue that left two people injured.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that just before 10 p.m., two female pedestrians were crossing Eastern Avenue from the median towards the north curb near the intersection with 54th St. As the pedestrians crossed, a westbound vehicle struck one of the pedestrians throwing her into the other pedestrian. This vehicle did not stop and left the scene, continuing west-bound on Eastern Avenue. The pedestrians were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.

Video surveillance from a local business captured the crash events. The vehicle involved is only described as a silver sedan. The suspect vehicle may possibly have impact damage on its hood and front end.

This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team.

Anyone with information on this incident, is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Still images (enhanced) from video surveillance at a local business

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