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Pedestrian hit by Mercedes on Rt. 40 in Frederick

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A pedestrian was hit and seriously injured on Rt. 40 in Frederick Monday night, police say.

Frederick Police officers responded to a report of person hit at about 9:45 p.m. at the intersection of N. McCain Drive and Rt. 40.

Police found a pedestrian lying in the roadway with serious injuries after having been struck by a Mercedes Station station wagon traveling westbound.

The victim was flown by Maryland State Police helicopter to Baltimore Shock Trauma with serious injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries sustained in the collision.

No fault has been determined and alcohol does not appear to be a factor, police say.

Rt. 40 westbound was closed at N. McCain Dr. from the time of the collision until 11:55 p.m.

From Frederick Police: Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, but was not interviewed or did not provide identification to police officers on the scene is asked to contact OFC D. W. Golden @ 301-600-6218. Anyone else with information is encouraged to contact Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2100. Information can also be left via the tip line at 301-600-TIPS(8477). Tips can also be left via email at PDCrimeTip@frederickMDpolice.org.

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