Teen Seriously Injured in Oxon Hill Hit-and-Run

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A teenager was seriously injured and a taxi driver was arrested after a hit-and-run in Oxon Hill on Thursday night.

The accident occurred just after 6 p.m. in the 4700 block of Wheeler Road, according to the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department. Police said the male victim was was crossing the street in an area without a crosswalk when he was struck by the taxi.

The car fled but a witness gave police a good description of the cab. Police located the car and its driver, who now is in custody for questioning.

The teen suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local trauma center where he is in critical condition.

WNEW’s Cameron Thompson contributed to this report. Follow him on Twitter.

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