Brooklyn, MD (Arundel.News & AAFA) - Police confirm that a 31 year old man suffered critical injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck while walking along southbound Ritchie Highway near 6th Avenue. As reported by AAFA, the pickup truck fled the scene. It is described as a 2010-2013 Chevrolet pickup that is beige or possibly white in color with a cap and ladder rack. If you have any information about that incident or the driver of the vehicle, you are asked to contact police. Read the full release of information from Anne Arundel County Police below:
"On August 26, 2022, at 2119 hours, Northern District officers responded to southbound Ritchie Hwy at 6th Avenue for a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. The investigation revealed a pedestrian was walking in a northbound direction in the southbound right travel lane when he was struck by an unknown pickup truck. The pedestrian was wearing dark, non-reflective clothing. The driver of the pickup truck fled and made a right turn onto 7th Avenue. The pickup truck is a Chevrolet product. The pedestrian was transported by Anne Arundel County Fire Department to University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with life threatening injuries Vehicle 1: 2010-2013 Chevrolet pickup, beige or white color, cap, ladder rack Driver Unknown Pedestrian: Mason Allen Schaeffer of Brooklyn.