UPDATE: Investigation shows victim of believed hit and run not actually struck

Pedestrian no long suffering from life threatening injuries


According to Public Information Officer Carly Hose, after an examination of the victims injuries, it is now believed that the female victim was not struck by a motor vehicle as what was initially reported to deputies.

The victims injuries are now not considered life threatening.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian.

According to Public Information Officer Carly Hose, deputies were dispatched to the area of 12 West Baltimore Street in Funkstown around 6:49 p.m., to check the welfare of a female.

As deputies were on their way to the location it was reported that a dark, mid-sized SUV struck the female and fled the area eastbound on West Baltimore Street.

The victim was transported to Meritus Medical Center with life threatening injuries. The victim's identity is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 240-313-2170.

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