MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (WJZ) — A woman was critically injured when she was struck while riding a moped in Middle River.
Baltimore County Police responded to the intersection of Eastern Boulevard and Old Eastern Avenue around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.8K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Saturday
The driver of a 2018 Yongfu moped failed to stop at a red traffic light and entered the intersection. The driver of a 2015 Ford Fusion struck the moped and left the scene without rendering aid, police said.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Mild Saturday, With Temps Dropping Sunday
The driver remains in critical condition at an area hospital.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
Officers arrested the driver of the Ford, 23-year-old Taijah Aremoni Pope and charged them with with failure to immediately return and remain at the scene of an accident involving bodily injury.