Pedestrian hit by car in critical condition, driver arrested

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PRINCE GEORGE’S CO. – A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car Monday night in Laurel.

Police say a man was assisting with a disabled SUV in the street when he was struck by a car between Briarwood Drive and Cherry Lane.

The driver of the striking car tried to flee the scene, but was arrested, police say. The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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