INCIDENT/ INFORMATION: On Friday morning January 27th, 2012 shortly after 7 am the Frederick Police Department responded to the intersection of N. Market St. and E. 16th St. for the report of a personal injury accident involving a struck pedestrian. The investigation revealed that a 17 year old juvenile was attempting to cross N. Market St. at E. 16th St on his way to school when he was struck by a car travelling north bound on N. Market St. The juvenile was transported by EMS to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD where he was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.
The Frederick Police Department would like to remind all citizens to cross our busy streets only at designated crosswalks and only when it is safe to do so. Please be extra cautious when driving near Schools, Parks or Playgrounds as more often than not children are present especially early in the morning and late afternoon.