Police Pursuit In Carroll County Turns Fatal

The individual killed was not involved in the police pursuit.

Eldersburg, Md. (BW)- One person was killed as the result of a police pursuit in Carroll County on Saturday, Apr 20.

At around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, a Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy was patrolling the area of Liberty Road and Ridge Road, when they noticed a vehicle speeding. The deputy attempted to pull the driver over, but the driver failed to stop.

The driver, only identified as an adult male, fled on the westbound side of Liberty Road, crossed into the eastbound lanes, and struck an SUV head-on near Fallon Road. The driver of the SUV, only identified as an adult female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger in the SUV and the driver of the speeding vehicle were taken to a local hospital for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

This incident is under investigation by the Maryland Attorney General’s Office and Maryland State Police.