A pedestrian was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Sunday night after he was hit by a vehicle in a busy commercial area of Bel Air, according to Bel Air Police and Harford County fire and EMS officials.
The 57-year-old man was in stable condition after being hit by a passenger car in the 500 block of Baltimore Pike (Route 1) at about 7:23 p.m., Bel Air Police said in a statement Monday morning. The car was driven by a 28-year-old Forest Hill man, police said.
The Harford County Fire and EMS Association originally reported the man was struck in front of the Taco Bell at Bel Air Town Center.
The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company sent a light tower to assist the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company upon request from Bel Air VFC officials, according to Joppa-Magnolia's public information officer.
Police did not identify the victim or the driver of the vehicle that him.
No charges are pending against the driver, as the preliminary investigation shows pedestrian error, according to the Bel Air Police statement, which also says speed and alcohol did not appear to be factors.
No additional details were available; however, Bel Air police are requesting that anyone who may have witnessed the accident contact Officer Alex McComas, 410-638-4500.