On Dec. 11, 2022 at approximately 6 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive for a motor vehicle crash with injury involving a pedestrian.
Upon responding to the scene, officers discovered a male, later identified as Jason Arias, 33, of Frederick, suffering from significant injuries. Arias was transported to an area hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene to investigate the collision. The investigation determined Mr. Arias improperly crossed West Patrick Street not utilizing a marked pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection and was struck by a vehicle.
Incident Type: Fatal Injury Accident
Incident Case Number: 2022-093286
Location: West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive
Investigating Officer: CPL David Golden
PIO Contact: Allen Etzler – Aetzler@cityoffrederickmd.gov