SMCSO UPDATE – On Monday, June 6, 2022 at 5:23 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 30343 Triangle Drive in Charlotte Hall for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, the driver was pronounced deceased due to sustained injuries and the Sheriff’s Office’s Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested.
Preliminary investigation determined that a 2013 Ford Escape, operated by Doris Marita Thompson, age 81 of Mechanicsville, was parked in front the Taco Bell business. As she was exiting the vehicle, the Ford Escape began to roll backward across the parking lot. Thompson became completely ejected and was run over by the vehicle.
At this time, operator error appears to be the contributing factor in the collision.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it who have not already provided a statement are asked to contact Sgt. Brian Connelly at 301-475-4200, ext. 78031 or email email@example.com.
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. – On June 6, at approximately 5:21 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck in the parking lot of Taco Bell at 30343 Triangle Drive in Charlotte Hall.
A caller reported “an elderly woman was trapped under the vehicle with no movement”.
Crews arrived on the scene and found the vehicle with the trapped victim underneath.
She was pronounced deceased on the scene upon arrival of emergency personnel.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the incident.
We will continue to provide updates as they become available.
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