Help ID Crash Victim

| August 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Bicyclist Struck, Remains Unidentified In Shock Trauma

From an Anne Arundel County Police release this morning:

On August 11, 2009, at approximately 8:46 p.m., members of the Traffic Safety Section were requested to respond to the intersection of College Parkway and Bellerive Drive in Arnold for a serious motor vehicle crash.

Through investigation, it was determined that a van struck a female on a bicycle. Preliminary information indicates that alcohol may have been a factor on the part of the van operator, but the investigation is ongoing at this time. The female on the bicycle was taken to Shock Trauma in critical condition and her identity is unknown at this time.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the victim. She is described as a light-skinned black female, approximately 18-25 years old with dark, curly hair. She has a tattoo of a Pit bull on the right side of her chest and the name “Bishop” written in cursive below the Pit bull tattoo. She was wearing a red shirt and red sweat pants at the time of the crash. She was riding a black, BMX style bicycle that appeared to be spray painted black. Anyone with information about this victim’s identity is encouraged to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department Traffic Safety Section at 410-222-8573.

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