Hit and Run in Great Mills Kills Puppy and Sends Male Pedestrian to Trauma Center

December 2, 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at approximately 5:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road, in the area of Jay Dee Court, in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and an animal.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a puppy and adult male in the roadway.

The striking vehicle fled the scene prior to arrival of emergency personnel.

Emergency medical personnel requested a helicopter for the 22-year-old male victim, and found the 3-month-old puppy deceased at the scene.

Witnesses told SMNEWSNET a grey passenger vehicle was involved.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the collision.