Pedestrian struck in Waldorf, Route 5 closed

By: David M. Higgins II

Waldorf, MD(6:40 p.m.)- The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has closed Leonardtown Road between Post Office Road and Gough Drive for a pedestrian struck.

Charles County Volunteers PIO Bill Smith tells the Southern Maryland Chronical that the victim is a male, with a skull fracture. The victim is in critical condition and will be flown to an area trauma center by MEDEVAC.

Watch for emergency vehicles and personnel. Expect significant delays in the area and find an alternate route if possible.

This is a developing story.


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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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