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Date: Mar 23, 2016

UPDATE (March 23, 2016  6:22 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the driver of the vehicle that drove off of a fourth floor garage on Towson March 14 as 23-year-old Lindsay Taylor Cook of the 900 block of Southerly Road 21204. 

Cook was pulling into a parking space on the fourth floor of a parking garage when her vehicle, an Audi Q5 SUV, went forward, crashed through the concrete barrier, and fell to the sidewalk below. She was not seriously injured during the crash. 

During the investigation, officers obtained the surveillance video showing the sidewalk area. That video is available on our YouTube channel.    

Original release (March 14, 2016  10:47 a.m.):

Just before 9 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 100 block of Allegheny Avenue in Towson for a crash.

An Audi Q5 fell out of the fourth floor of a parking garage and landed upside down on the sidewalk. The driver, a woman in her early 20s, was in the car when it fell, but she was not seriously injured. She was transported to Sinai Hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation by the Precinct 6 Traffic Unit.

UPDATE (March 23, 2016  5:38 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing to investigate this crash. After the investigation is complete, the results will be presented to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office. The State's Attorney's Office will review the investigation and decide on any charges.

UPDATE (March 21, 2016  11:29 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the driver of the suspect vehicle in this case. Charges against him are pending further investigation.

Update (March 18, 2016   9:42 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have located the red Mercedes Benz involved in the March 17th hit and run incident. Police are continuing their investigation. No additional details at this time.

Original Release

Police are investigating a hit and run crash in Dundalk involving a 13-year-old girl.

The girl was crossing Holabird Avenue near Searles Road when she was struck by a red Mercedes Benz. The car fled the area even though several witnesses tried to prevent the driver from leaving the scene. Witnesses said the car was displayed Maryland War of 1812 registration plates. The driver was described as a white male. There was a front seat passenger in the car, described as a white female.

The child was transported by County Fire Department personnel to Johns Hopkins Children Center for treatment. The girl is in stable condition and is expected to survive her injuries.

The Mercedes should have damage to the front hood of the car. The vehicle was last seen in the area of Lynch Road and Shore Road. If anyone has any information concerning this incident, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

Revised June 27, 2017