Maryland State Police are investigating a collision where a 31-year-old Westminster man was injured after being struck while crossing Md. 140 in Westminster late Monday night.
According to a state police news release, James Matthew Colin Grimes was crossing westbound Md. 140 near Englar Road when he was struck by a 2007 Toyota Rav 4. Grimes was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was listed in critical condition, according to the release.
Shawn Michael Burger, 23, of Westminster, was driving the Rav 4 and had one passenger, according to the release. The investigation is continuing. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.
The road was closed for approximately two hours.
Troopers were assisted by the Westminster Volunteer Fire Department, the State Highway Administration and a state police Advanced Collision Investigator.