Police say 27-year-old Joseph Jaskiewicz has been charged with driving while impaired by alcohol
FREDERICK, MD (DG)-Frederick Police have filed charges against the driver who struck a teenage girl on Sunday night at the intersection of West Patrick Street and Hillcrest Drive. The girl was flown to Shock Trauma with serious injuries.
Police say 27-year-old Joseph Jaskiewicz has been charged with driving while impaired by alcohol, failing to control speed to avoid a collision, and causing a life threatening injury as a result of driving a motor vehicle while impaired.
Investigators say the accident happened around 10:20 PM when the girl was walking on West Patrick Street.
The accident investigation is on-going and police ask anyone with information on the accident to call (301)600-TIPS.
By: Dianah Gibson