Police: Teen critically hurt in Maryland hit-and-run

Posted at 10:23 AM, Oct 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-30 06:56:50-04

Police say a 17-year-old has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a driver who fled the scene in Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Police said in a statement that the collision happened around 2 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses reported that the pedestrian left a house party and was walking along a road in Severn with a group of people.

The statement says the suspect's vehicle, which was believed to be occupied by attendees of the same party, was driving at a high rate of speed and struck the victim.

Police say the pedestrian was taken to a Baltimore hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle was described only as silver with a broken headlight assembly, windshield damage and tinted windows. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.