BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One man was killed and another was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle at Mondawmin Mall in west Baltimore Monday afternoon, city police said. The driver of the vehicle was also hospitalized.
The crash happened around 3:25 p.m. in front of the Shoppers Food Market.READ MORE: Baltimore County Leaders Propose Record Investment In Schools Ahead Of New School Year
Two pedestrians stuck by a vehicle in front of Shoppers Food Market at Mondawmin Mall. CRASH Teem members are investigating the incident. One victim has been transported to an area hospital and one victim is deceased. PIO on scene pic.twitter.com/dF0lHAvZ0L
— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) March 1, 2021
Police said the driver and vehicle were stopped at the scene and that the driver was also taken to a hospital for observation. They’re working to determine if the driver suffered a medical emergency or if they were under the influence.
We’re on the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash at Mondawmin Mall. 1 person was killed, another transported to the hospital. There’s no information on the driver responsible at this point. @wjz pic.twitter.com/jG9D3Nq0v9
— Rachel Menitoff (@RachelMenitoff) March 1, 2021READ MORE: COVID In Maryland: Over 1.5K New Cases, Positivity Rate Up
Officers were on the scene for hours Monday afternoon and evening.
Witnesses said the scene was scary and traumatizing.
“I took off running in the mall to get some help, that’s all I remember,” Ramesha Askins said.
“It makes you wonder why anyone steps out the front door in the first place,” David Washington Henry said.
Anyone with information should call police at 410-396-2606.MORE NEWS: Couple Find Human Foot In West Baltimore Dumpster, Police Say