UPDATE (February 19):
Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate the Tuesday night hit and run crash in Essex that left a pedestrian severely injured.
The pedestrian, a 25-year-old male, remains hospitalized in serious condition.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was trying to cross Eastern Boulevard from the south side to the north side in front of the Royal Farm store at Woodland Avenue. The suspect vehicle had been traveling west-bound on Eastern Boulevard. It struck the pedestrian and then fled the scene, continuing west-bound on Eastern Boulevard.
The suspect vehicle is described as a small to mid-sized sedan, dark in color. The suspect vehicle most likely has a broken windshield and might have bumper or hood damage.
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. Tips can also be submitted to iWatch by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on-line at http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/iWatch .
UPDATE (February 18):
The pedestrian involved in this incident remains hospitalized in critical condition. Investigators have determined that he was not crossing the roadway at an intersection.
The suspect vehicle in this incident is a maroon or dark colored sedan.
The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating this incident.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.
Original release (February 17):
The Baltimore County Police Department is currently investigating a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian in the Essex Precinct.
On February 17, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Baltimore County Police were dispatched for a hit and run crash in the area of Eastern Blvd. and Woodland Avenue, 21221. The police investigation revealed that an unidentified male victim was struck by a vehicle that fled from the scene. Witness accounts have identified the vehicle as being possibly maroon in color and may have some front end damage. The vehicle was last seen fleeing towards Bowley's Quarters.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.
The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.
No additional information is available at this time.