Car crosses median, hits police cruiser

May 25, 2007|By Melissa Harris | Melissa Harris,Sun Reporter

A driver whose car crossed a median and struck a police cruiser in front of police headquarters has been released from Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

The driver of the crossing car, LeeAnna Lynn Siegmund, 23, of Augusta Avenue in Baltimore was traveling north on Courthouse Drive shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

Her Pontiac Sunfire jumped the concrete median at Rogers Avenue, police said, and headed north in the southbound lanes of Rogers Avenue.

Police said that the Sunfire hit Pfc. Ronald Mabe III's cruiser. Mabe, a 10-year veteran of the department, was not injured.

Police said they suspect alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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