TOWSON, Md. - A 24-year-old construction worker was severely injured by a Honda CRV Friday morning in Towson, Baltimore County police officials said in a release.
Alejandro Morales Silver, of Bladensburg, was transported to Shock Trauma with life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while directing traffic near a construction site.
Emergency responders were dispatched to Stevenson Lane and Stanmore Road in Towson at around 10:15 a.m. Friday morning.
“The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was a construction worker for Olney Masonry Corporation. He was wearing a hard hat and reflective vest and had been standing on west-bound Stevenson Lane directing traffic through a construction zone using a stop sign,” Cpl. John Wachter, a spokesman for the department, said.
“At the time of the collision, he was holding the stop sign up to stop west-bound traffic on Stevenson Lane and had his back to west-bound traffic. A 2013 Honda CRV that had been traveling west-bound on Stevenson Lane failed to stop and struck the pedestrian,” he continued in the release.
The driver of the Honda CRV remained at the scene. The incident is being investigating by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.