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Two men seriously injured after falling off truck in what police call 'Pop-Up Street Race Event'

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Posted at 7:44 PM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 19:44:13-04

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say two young men were seriously injured when they fell from the back of a pickup truck.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says the accident was related to a street-racing event that officers received a call about on Friday evening.

The two men were taken a shock trauma center in Baltimore.

The sheriff's office says the truck was traveling with at least three people in the flatbed when it went off a road and then back onto the road, its wheels spinning.

The investigation is ongoing into the accident and what's called a "Pop-Up Street Race Event."