A 14-year-veteran of the Maryland State Police was struck by a vehicle in Queen Anne’s County, while assisting with the arrest of a suspect connected to an armed robbery.
First Sergeant John Beville was airlifted to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the 2012 Nissan truck, 62-year-old Randall Cox of Glen Burnie was not injured during the incident, according to the news release.
Approximately 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, an armed robbery was reported in Easton. Police successfully arrested two of the four suspects. About 7 p.m., Troopers responded to the area of Route 404 near Route 309 to investigate a reported break-in. Beville observed the suspect on the shoulder of Route 404. He pursued the suspect on foot across westbound Route 404, the median and onto eastbound Route 404, where he was struck by the Nissan truck
The driver of the Nissan told troopers he did not see Beville, he remained at the scene throughout the investigation.
The preliminary investigation reveals that no charges will probably be filed.