Cumberland man charged in hit and run


A Cumberland man has multiple charges against him after a hit and run that took place.

CPD arrested Christian Leroy Liller, 38, for multiple traffic offenses.

On March 1, 2019, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to an accident that occurred near the exit of Maryland Avenue. According to the police report, officers found a vehicle near Patterson Avenue Bridge. Reportedly, the others in the vehicle involved fled the scene.

Police say the suspect fled the vehicle on foot. Later, officers located Liller standing outside of an East Second Street address.

Police charged him with driving with a suspended license, failure to stop at accident involving property damage, failure to stop at scene of accident involving attended vehicle damage, failure of driver involved in accident to render reasonable assistance, failure of vehicle driver to give insurance information, providing a false accident report information, failure of driver in bodily injury accident to furnish license or ID, driver using hands to use handheld telephone while motor vehicle is in motion, possessing a suspended license and following a vehicle too close.

According to CPD, five people were transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Liller was later released pending trial in District Court.

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