On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to an incident in the 1200 block of West Patrick Street, involving a motor vehicle accident and a pedestrian.
While on patrol, officers observed a vehicle parked in the roadway and initiated an inquiry into the situation, revealing a pedestrian in a wheelchair had been involved in a motor vehicle accident. Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and initiated life-saving efforts. Despite these efforts, the pedestrian, who is not being identified at this time, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The FPD Crash Reconstruction Team responded to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. This investigation remains active and ongoing. Further details will be provided as information becomes available.
Lead Investigator: OFC Coady
PIO Contact: Samantha Long email@example.com