5-year-old girl is injured after darting in front of car

June 27, 1996|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

A 5-year-old girl was in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Children's Center yesterday after being struck by a car, county police said.

The girl, who was not identified by police, was walking in the 1300 block of Oakwood Road shortly before 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday when she ran from behind a parked car into the road and was struck by a northbound 1983 Volkswagen driven by Herman Clifton McClain III, 23, of Glen Burnie, police said. McClain tried to avoid the child but could not, police said. The girl was thrown 20 feet.

No charges are pending against McClain. Neither he nor his passenger, Heather Irene Kelly, 19, of Pasadena was injured.

Pub Date: 6/27/96

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