Anne Arundel County police officers arrested a Baltimore man after he fled from a hit and run accident in Severn Thursday evening.
According to the county police department, Darryl Laverne Watson, 26, of the 2500 block of Marbourne Avenue, was charged with numerous traffic-related offenses after leaving the scene of an accident on Telegraph Road in Severn.
Police said Watson was driving south on Telegraph Road in a green Dodge SUV when he made a left turn in front of another vehicle, causing a collision at around 6 p.m..
According to the police, Watson abandoned the SUV and headed west toward Minnetonka Road. Police officers from the Western district began a search, assisted by the county's K-9 and Aviation units and WBAL-TV's news helicopter, and found Watson about 25 minutes later, hiding in an abandoned house on Reece Road. According to police, Watson was taken into custody without incident.