A man was seriously injured Wednesday evening when he was struck by a vehicle near Hanover Parkway and Ora Glen Drive in Greenbelt, MD.
The Greenbelt Police Department reported that the accident took place around 6:27 p.m.
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According to the police report, the initial investigation revealed that the man was crossing the southbound lanes of Hanover Parkway on foot—toward the CVS and US Post Office—when a vehicle struck him. The vehicle was travelling southbound on Hanover Parkway toward Good Luck Road.
After striking the man, the driver fled the scene, Police Spokeswoman Kelly Lawson stated in a press release.
The vehicle involved in the accident is described as a "light silver, full size Mercedes Benz, 4-door sedan, with unknown license plates and possible front end damage," the report stated.
Lawson said the man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Traffic Officer Yankowy of the Greenbelt Police Department at 301-474-7200.