Drunken driver hits two cyclists near Annapolis, police say

Cyclists were flown to Shock Trauma; one suffered life threatening injuries, police say

June 29, 2014|By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun

A driver who police said had been drinking hit two cyclists Saturday on Ritchie Highway near Annapolis, leaving one with life-threatening injuries and both in the hospital, according to Anne Arundel County police.

Todd Eliot Green, 27, and Katie Christine Pohler, 23, were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment after being hit by Robin Vera Colbert, 54, police said.

Green was in serious condition Saturday evening and Pohler was in critical condition.

At around 2 p.m., the pair was cycling on a section of Baltimore and Annapolis Trail which also forms the shoulder of Ritchie Highway. Colbert was driving south in a Nissan Altima and crossed over into the trail, according to police, and struck the cyclists.

Colbert was not injured. Prosecutors intend to file charges against her, police said.



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