GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Anne Arundel County Fire Department says that one man is dead following a Monday night car crash.
At around 11:55 pm, officers responded to MD Route 10 S/B in the area of the Dover Road overpass, for a multiple vehicle crash.
A white Jeep Wrangler was traveling southbound on MD Route 10 approaching the Dover Road overpass and a black Mercedes E400 was traveling in the same direction, approaching the Jeep Wrangler when, for unknown reasons, the Mercedes struck the rear of the Jeep Wrangler as both vehicles traveled south.
The Jeep Wrangler lost control, overturned, struck the right shoulder guardrail and come to rest in the southbound travel lanes. The Mercedes rotated and came to rest in the southbound shoulder.
The driver of the Mercedes, 37-year-old Guarav Rawal, of Glen Burnie, fled the scene on foot and was later apprehended in the area of Route 2 and Ordnance Road. The driver of the Jeep Wrangler, 37-year-old Anthony Jean-Louis, of Pasadena, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The primary cause of the crash is the Mercedes failing to control its speed to avoid a collision. However, the crash is currently under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.
The Anne Arundel County Police - Traffic Safety Section is seeking information regarding anyone who may have witnessed or has information regarding the collision below.
If you have any information contact the Anne Arundel County Police - Traffic Safety Section at (410) 222-8573 or contact the Police Non-Emergency number (410) 222-8610 if no answer or voicemail is reached.