VEHICLE COLLISION WITH INJURY, DRIVER FLED SCENE / 1900 BLOCK OF S MAIN ST / SATURDAY JUNE 13, 2020
At approximately 9:41 PM Mount Airy Police Department and Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to the 1900 Block of S Main St for a vehicle collision with injury. Witnesses advised the driver had fled the scene and three other passengers were on scene. The driver was last seen fleeing toward the wooded area around Route 27 and S Main St.
Units from Mount Airy Police, Frederick County Sheriff's Office, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police, and Maryland State Police set up a perimeter around the area. Maryland State Police Aviation and Frederick County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit assisted in the search for the driver. The driver was not located.
The three remaining passengers were transported to a local area hospital for minor injuries.
Investigating Officers believe alcohol and speed were contributing factors to the accident.
The driver of the vehicle has been identified and charges are pending.