Crime, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police cruiser struck during traffic stop in Stevensville

STEVENSVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police are urging motorists to adhere to the state’s Move Over law following a weekend crash involving a police cruiser in Stevensville.

At around noon on Saturday, a trooper conducted a traffic stop on northbound Romancoke Road at Marine Academy Drive (21666).

A Toyota Tundra that was traveling north on Romancoke Road then struck the marked police cruiser, which had its emergency equipment activated, as it was parked along the right shoulder.

The state trooper was outside of his vehicle at the time of the collision and was not injured.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured in the collision and showed signs of impairment.

Kevin Francis McMahon, 51, of Stevensville, was arrested and charged with DUI. McMahon was taken to the Queen Anne’s County Commissioner and incarcerated in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.

Additional information on Maryland’s Move Over law can be found online here.

Photo via Maryland State Police

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