Driver Flees After Striking Emergency Vehicle on Scene of Motor Vehicle Accident in Hughesville

HUGHESVILLE, Md. - On February 28, 2021, at 9:58 p.m., emergency units responded to Leonardtown Road and Homeland Drive for the motor vehicle collision.

Units arrived to find a single vehicle collision with the vehicle unoccupied. EMS located the occupant of the vehicle a short distance away who was uninjured. Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Sheriff's Office responded to handle the investigation.

While on scene Chief 2 was operating Command 2 and was positioned just prior to the crash scene on Leonardtown Road to block traffic. A citizen struck the rear of Command 2 and fled the scene northbound on Leonardtown Road. CCSO is handling the investigation into the hit and run with Command 2. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information on the striking vehicle is asked to contact Pfc. Fenlon #544 from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-2222. The vehicle is described as a red sedan and should have minor front passenger side damage.

HVFD would also like to remind motorists of Maryland Transportation Article which requires all motorists to move over and away from a stopped emergency vehicle or tow truck.

All photos courtesy of the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad

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