UPDATE (March 14, 2016 6:35 p.m.):
The suspect in this case, a teenage boy, turned himself in to Baltimore County Police this afternoon. He will be released and charges against him are pending further investigation.
Police have the suspect vehicle, a 2010 GMC Yukon Denali.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.
UPDATE (March 14, 2016 11:25 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police have identified the five-year-old boy struck on South Marlyn Avenue Saturday night as Maxwell Marcus (Nickname DJ) of the 5300 block of Kenwood Avenue 21206. He remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
UPDATE (March 13, 2016 9:35 p.m.):
Crash Team investigators have developed more information on the suspect vehicle in this case. They now believe that the suspect vehicle is a gold 1999 to 2000 GMC Yukon Denali. The vehicle should have damage to the right front grill and right front headlight area.
The five-year-old victim remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.
The vehicle pictured below is similar to what the suspect vehicle is believed to look like. It is not the actual suspect vehicle.
UPDATE (March 13, 2016 11:31 a.m.):
Investigators now believe that the suspect vehicle in this case is a gold colored SUV or pickup truck with a cap on the back. The vehicle should have some front end damage.
The crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
Original release (March 12, 2016 7:42 p.m.):
Just before 6:30 p.m. tonight, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 1000 block of South Marlyn Avenue 21221 next to Deep Creek Middle School for a crash involving a pedestrian. A five-year-old boy, who had been crossing South Marlyn Avenue, was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.
The boy was flown to Johns Hopkins Hospital by Maryland State Police Medivac helicopter.
The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored SUV or pickup truck with a cap that should have front end damage. In addition, gold colored vehicle parts were found at the crash scene.
This crash is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.