CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) – A 10-year-old has died after being hit by a car in Charles County Sunday afternoon while riding his bike.
Police say James Elek Maples of Waldorf was hit by a Nissan Altima, traveling south on McDaniel Road when a 28-year-old female driver hit Maples who was crossing the street on his bicycle in a crosswalk. The child was transported to Children’s Hospital.
The 10-year-old boy was with his mother and friends when the crash happened. He was wearing a bicycle helmet.
The incident took place in the 2700 block of McDaniel Road in Waldorf.
The driver did remain on the scene.