11-year old boy hit by vehicle along Forest Drive

| May 3, 2018
Rams Head

UPDATE:  The pedestrian was a sixth grader at Annapolis Middle School who was struck around 3:30pm. He was crossing Forest Drive close to Tyler Avenue (not at the intersection) between Tyler Avenue and Marda Lane. He was crossing from the 24/7 Mart side to the Goodyear Tire and Auto side. One car braked hard to avoid hitting him, but the car in the next lane did not see him and struck him. His injuries are not life threatening.


An 11-year old boy was hit by a by a vehicle this afternoon in the 1200 block of Forest Drive around 3:30pm.  A Maryland State Police helicopter landed at the Annapolis Middle School and transported the victim to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore for treatment.

Forest Drive was closed in both directions between Forest Hills and Tyler Avenues while crews were treating the patient. The closure lasted just under an hour.

Details surrounding the crash have not been released but a witness said they believed that he was going to be ok.

 

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