Baltimore Driver Kills 2 Teenage Pedestrians
Posted on Jun 15, 2011
June 15, 2011 - Baltimore, Md. - Baltimore police are investigating a fatal hit and run that killed 2 teenage girls on Monday, around midnight. According to a report at the Baltimore Sun, a suspect in this fatal pedestrian accident is in custody, although his or her identity hasn't been released.
Police say the victims were crossing Martin Luther King Boulevard in South Baltimore when they were struck by a car. The driver of the car fled the scene without stopping. The pedestrians, a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl, both from Baltimore, suffered serious personal injuries. Both girls were rushed to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Sadly, the victims were pronounced dead shortly after midnight.
Officers with the Maryland Transportation Authority pulled over a vehicle near BWI Airport that showed a significant amount of damage. The occupants of the vehicle were then taken into custody by Baltimore police. Their identities haven't been released; however, police have footage of the accident from the traffic lights surveillance camera, and the state attorney has been called to consult on what charges will be filed.
As a service to the residents of the Baltimore area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in Maryland that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Common Baltimore accidents include, but are not limited to:
- single-car accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
- accidents caused by distracted drivers or aggressive driving.