OCEAN CITY, Md. (August 18, 2010)—On Tuesday at approximately 7:15 p.m., Ocean City police and paramedics responded to the area of Old Wharf Road and Coastal Highway in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a car. An 11-year-old male from St. Marys County, Maryland, was struck in the crosswalk while crossing against the light from east to west on Coastal Highway.
Police say the 11-year-old was with a parent, however, crossed the road without the parent. The vehicle involved had the right of way.
The name of the driver is being withheld as there are no charges pending.
The child was treated at the scene by Ocean City Paramedics and transported by Maryland State Police Helicopter to the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Center with non-life threatening injuries.