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Keyword: police involved crash

A Baltimore County Police officer from the Dundalk Precinct was injured last night after his police vehicle was struck by another driver on Sollers Point Road.

The officer was northbound on Sollers Point Road at 9:58 p.m. when a Chevrolet Aveo, also traveling northbound to the rear of the police vehicle but in the southbound travel lane, struck the police vehicle as it was making a left turn onto Waymouth Way, pushing the police car back across the northbound lane and into a driveway where it struck two parked cars. The Chevrolet continued forward on Sollers Point Road, crossing over the southbound lane and striking a tree. 

The officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the Chevrolet also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital. 

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing the investigation to determine what factors contributed to this crash.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing their investigation into a fatal crash on Liberty Road last night involving a Baltimore County Police officer.

At approximately 11:32 p.m. an officer from the Woodlawn Precinct was responding to a call of a home invasion with a possible shooting in the 7400 block of Lesada Drive, 21244, when he struck and killed a pedestrian in the center turn lane on Liberty Road.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the officer was traveling eastbound on Liberty Road in emergency status when he entered the center turn lane to bypass traffic that had backed up on Liberty Road near Meadowdale Drive, about two blocks west of Rolling Road. The officer struck 71-year-old Robert Louis Mayo of the 2800 block of Brighton Street, 21216 when he crossed Liberty Road and entered into the center turn lane in front of the police vehicle. He was not using a crosswalk to cross Liberty Road. After being struck by the police vehicle he was thrown into the westbound traffic lane where he was struck a second time by a Ford Explorer. Additional police and medics responded to the scene, where Mr. Mayo was pronounced deceased.

The officer was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. Body Worn Camera footage has been reviewed and supports the initial findings of the investigation. It is not expected to be released publicly due to the graphic nature of the video. The officer's name will be released at a later date.

Revised June 27, 2017